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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. pugnacious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pugnacious: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pugnacious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pugnacious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pugnacious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pugnacious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pugnacious, pugnacious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pugnacious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pugnacious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pugnacious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pugnacious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. pugnacious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Pugnacious, pugnacious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. pugnacious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. pugnacious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pugnacious: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Pugnacious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. pugnacious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. pugnacious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. pugnacious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. pugnacious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. pugnacious: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. pugnacious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pugnacious: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. pugnacious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. pugnacious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. pugnacious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. pugnacious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pugnacious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pugnacious: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. pugnacious: A Word A Day [home, info]
  2. pugnacious: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Pugnacious: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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adjective:  ready and able to resort to force or violence ("Pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance- Herman Melville")
adjective:  tough and callous by virtue of experience

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