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Related to truculent: dilettantish, interloping
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defiantly aggressive

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SIR - I agree with Kevin Granville (Letters, October 5), that refusing to stand for the national anthem of any country is truculent.
I threaten it, scold it, but find that still It won't do as it's told, now I've had my fill Of its bad behaviour, its truculent ways, Of the way it acts, of the things it says.
Seth shows disappointment and shock (5) 16 A change of direction and terribly truculent when the Celt leaves (1-4) 18 It's flared out of control - he burnt the cakes
Unable to find lodgings together in the current property market, George moves in with Ted and Roberto while Ben seeks shelter with Elliot, Kate and their truculent teenage son Joey (Charlie Tahan), who is far from thrilled about sharing his bunk bed with an elderly gay uncle.
Unable to find lodgings together in the current property market, George moves in with Ted and T Roberto while Ben seeks shelter with Elliot, Kate and their truculent teenage son Joey (Charlie tahan), who is far from T thrilled about sharing his bunk bed with an elderly gay uncle.
YOU find me in a slightly truculent mood this morning, and not only because of Saturday's result.
This is a family where harassed middle-aged parents (Bill Champion and Clare Burt) talk but have forgotten how to listen, where the irrepressible auntie (Rachel Lumberg) is still sowing desperate wild oats, grandma (Marjorie Yates) is succumbing to confused old age, and son Matt (Terence Keeley) is the truculent teen groping his way to adulthood that anyone with a brother will immediately recognise.
And his truculent opponent Imran Khan, currently stationed in Islamabad and orchestrating a mass rally calling for Sharif's resignation, finds his popularity ratings slip by 17 per cent over the past two years.
Topics include: achievements and challenges regarding international watercourses, water security and politics, water and sanitation, water rights of indigenous peoples and local communities, promoting cooperation and equity, a scalable approach to realizing benefits in transboundary river basins and regions, the Guarani Aquifer Framework Agreement, WTO and trade in natural resources, competing water use in large-scale commercial farms, judicial decisions and settling water-related disputes, mediation of international water disputes, and India and Pakistan's truculent cooperation.
Bond has always deserved better than a truculent tax exile in a toupee.
UAmF-mGXTmM) apparently smashed his own face into a mirror when reading through some particularly truculent scenes.
The Diamond Jubilee is an occasion I despise - not least because the Queen has yet to send me her warmest wishes on any of the significant anniversaries in my long career as an underachieving and increasingly truculent journalist.
The editing is scholarly and meticulous if occasionally truculent.
Matthews is also at his best in showing how Kennedy came through in the clutch during the Cuban missile crisis at "the time of our greatest peril," not by being truculent but by putting himself in Kruschev's shoes.
While he has been al-Qaeda's ideological and operational heavyweight for more than a decade, he also is considered rigid, truculent and lacking in charisma.