One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘‘what do you want?’ he demanded, sounding truculent’
defiant, aggressive, antagonistic, belligerent, pugnacious, bellicose, combative, confrontational, ready for a fight, hostile, obstreperous, argumentative, quarrelsome, contentious, uncooperative
bad-tempered, ill-tempered, sullen, surly, cross, ill-natured, rude, discourteous, unpleasant
informal feisty, spoiling for a fight
British informal stroppy, bolshie
North American informal scrappy
cooperative, friendly, amiable
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