pugnacity


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Cook's comments reflected the prevailing tone at Money2020, an event characterized by pugnacity and not the blandness that so often flowers at financial industry conferences.
improvidence, pugnacity, love of gambling, total want of education,
with a suggestion of closed fists and pugnacity about his hands, one of which always grasped an umbrella very firmly'.
But all credit to the Egyptian and his tenacity and pugnacity as he pulled himself out of the harm's way with remarkable recovery, especially in the final three games.
It's that freedom from expectations--and the group's carnal pugnacity, the innuendo-laden horns, and Cherry's sleepy, carefree vocals--that makes The Cherry Thing enjoyable.
The race is the toughest competition Bradley has faced since he took office, but the district attorney known for his self-confidence and pugnacity, said Duty's backing from those involved in the Morton case doesn't worry him.
Then, with a run of six par fours to finish, it's a course which has the pugnacity to say 'this is what we are, and this is what we do'.
Even if Lewis had not offended him, Hemingway's treatment of Robert McAlmon makes clear that past good deeds could not inoculate friends against the author's future pugnacity.
Pugnacity was all out to defy a 7lb penalty in the 2m5f conditional jockeys' handicap hurdle and it was even tighter in the 2m4f handicap chase as there was scarcely a length between all four runners at the last before Bennynthejets asserted on the run-in for trainer Chris Bealby, who also took the bumper with Benjamin Bittern.
Robinson's behavior during the recent Rachel Maddow interview on MSNBC, which was broadcast nationally and is available online, showed even more aggression and pugnacity, along with personal insults, a lot of arrogance and a lack of control of his ranting and rudeness.
Ever vigilant about threats to the Jews and to Western values in general, Podhoretz still wrote cutting prose, and at times--as when he took on Gore Vidal or Pat Buchanan for their anti-Semitism--his pugnacity could make even liberals cheer.
especially in its ubiquity and pugnacity, unlike the dandelion, which
Paul opposed the war in Iraq, and is critical of any pugnacity toward Iran, pointing out that "there is no evidence that Iran.
through confrontation and pugnacity," and the other that Reagan was either "lucky" or "utterly irrelevant" (p.
84) Cragg oscillates between condemning the "harsh belligerence in the Qur'an, a strong pugnacity on behalf of faith" and what he calls its "gentler side".