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pugnacious

adjective uk   us   /pʌɡˈneɪ.ʃəs/ formal
wanting to start an argument or fight, or expressing an argument or opinion very forcefully: I found him pugnacious and arrogant.
pugnacity
noun [U] uk   /pʌɡˈnæs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ (also pugnaciousness, uk   /-nəs/ us   )
Translations of “pugnacious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛爭吵的, 愛爭鬥的,好鬥的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱争吵的, 爱争斗的,好斗的…
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