Day-94 (Pugnacious)

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Word:
                 Pugnacious

Status:
                 Adjective

Meaning:
                 Showing a readiness or desire to fight or argue.

Sentences:
1) There's one pugnacious member on the committee who won't agree on anything.
2) He is a spirited, even pugnacious, reviewer.

Origin:
                 Latin pugnic-, pugnax, from pugnare which means 'to fight'.

First use:
                 1642
 
Synonyms:
                  agressive, agonistic, argumentative

Antonyms:
                 nonagressive, pacific.

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