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If you don't mind, please compare them also to "belligerent" and "bellicose".

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Truculent has overtones of defiance; aggressive means attacking, or threatening to attack, others.

Belligerent and bellicose are near synonyms, and are fairly closely related to aggressive. Both imply warlike attitudes - attacking, or threatening to attack.

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Thank You, Jonathan!!! –  brilliant Nov 28 '10 at 2:25

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