pugnacious

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Latin, a form of pugnō (I fight), from pugnus (fist), from Proto-Indo-European roots.

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pugnacious (comparative more pugnacious, superlative most pugnacious)

  1. Naturally aggressive or hostile; combative; belligerent.

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