I encountered the word “Truculent” listening to Frank Rich on the Rachel Maddow show. I immediately had to look it up cause it just sounds so bloody awesome. And it’s definition did not disappoint.

 

Truculent definition (courtesy of dictionary.com):

1) fierce; cruel; savagely brutal

2) brutally harsh; vitriolic; scathing: his truculent criticism of her work.

3) aggressively hostile; belligerent