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  • Pugnacious — Pug*na cious, a. [L. pugnax, acis, fr. pugnare to fight. Cf. {Pugilism}, {Fist}.] Disposed to fight; inclined to fighting; quarrelsome; fighting. {Pug*na cious*ly}, adv. {Pug*na cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pugnaciously — Pugnacious Pug*na cious, a. [L. pugnax, acis, fr. pugnare to fight. Cf. {Pugilism}, {Fist}.] Disposed to fight; inclined to fighting; quarrelsome; fighting. {Pug*na cious*ly}, adv. {Pug*na cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pugnaciousness — Pugnacious Pug*na cious, a. [L. pugnax, acis, fr. pugnare to fight. Cf. {Pugilism}, {Fist}.] Disposed to fight; inclined to fighting; quarrelsome; fighting. {Pug*na cious*ly}, adv. {Pug*na cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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