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Today's Word "pugnacious"

Inclined to fight on

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pugnacious \puhg-NAY-shuhs\ (adjective) - Inclined to fight; combative; quarrelsome.

"After tolerating Patrick's pugnacious daughter, Kane would be ready to swear off women for the rest of his life." -- Carol Finch, 'Moonlight Enchantress'

 

Pugnacious comes from Latin pugnare, "to fight," from pugnus, "fist."

 

 

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