"a truculent speech against the new government"
cruel or savage
When we were touring on a riverboat near Dandong, the truculent North Korean soldiers from the other side of the river gave us a steely-eyed death stare.
Deadly or destructive.
Defiant or uncompromising.
Eager or quick to argue, fight or start a conflict.
Origin: First attested circa 1540, from truculentus, from trux.
fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous; as, the truculent inhabitants of Scythia
cruel; destructive; ruthless
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
truk′ū-lent (trōō′kū-lent, according to some), adj. very fierce: barbarous: cruel: inspiring terror.—ns. Truc′ulence, Truc′ulency.—adv. Truc′ulently. [L. truculentus—trux, wild, fierce.]
The numerical value of truculent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of truculent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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