Pugnacious sentence examples

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  • Squirrels are restless, courageous and pugnacious little animals.

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  • It is a clever, agile and powerful dog, extremely pugnacious in disposition.

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  • It is exceedingly fierce and pugnacious, the males especially fighting with each other for possession of the females.

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  • This suggests that the resemblance to the pugnacious drongo may be beneficial in protecting the defenceless cuckoo from enemies.

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  • The Mexican Trimorphodon much resemble viperine snakes with the flat, triangular head, narrow neck, slit-like pupil and pugnacious disposition.

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  • Joachim is best known as a pugnacious adherent of Catholic orthodoxy.

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  • Sudanese are very excitable and apt to get out of hand; unlike the fellahs they are not fond of drill, and are slow to acquire it; but their dash, pugnacious instincts and desire to close with an enemy, are valuable military qualities.

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  • The friar-birds are noisy and pugnacious species of the group of honeyeaters, and mob hawks and other birds of prey, which leave them unmolested.

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  • (796822), could enforce obedience by arms, or by murder, but it was the rule of the most pugnacious and the hardest hitter.

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  • The Tylas has departed from the normal coloration of its group to take on that of the shrike, a comparatively powerful and pugnacious bird.

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  • Generally met with in large droves of from fifty to a hundred, it is of a more pugnacious disposition than the former species, and a hunter who encounters a herd in a forest has often to climb a tree as his only chance of safety.

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  • Moreover, the temper of these more enlightened men was itself opposed to Italian indifference and immorality; it was pugnacious and polemical, eager to beat down the arrogance of monks and theologians rather than to pursue an ideal of aesthetical self-culture.

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  • Charles the Bold, proud, violent, pugnacious, as treacherous as his rival, a hardier soldier, though without his political sagacity, imprisoned Louis in the tower where Charles the Simple ~ja?

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  • The allied tree-sparrow (P. montanus) has been locally naturalized in the United States; it is a more desirable bird, being less prolific and pugnacious, but it is expelled from towns by the house-sparrow.

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  • The Chairman: You seem rather pugnacious and will be fined 80s., including costs.

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  • pugnacious style would suit the job.

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  • They are restless, courageous and pugnacious little animals.

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  • In typically pugnacious style he reprimanded the senators for failing to contact him and inform him of the charges before the report was released.

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  • Despite their rather pugnacious appearance, the majority of Boxer dogs are playful dogs full of exuberance and joy.

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  • pugnacious church of France; he would support six Nationalist newspapers like The Guillotine.

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  • pugnacious character the support were ' wee bullies ' and hence the Bully Wee.

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