Word of the Day: Truculent

Since receiving a Word A Day Calendar, I've decided to write a short something including my new word each day.

truculent

adjective

1.  fierce; cruel; savagely brutal.

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

3. aggressively hostile; belligerent.

 

The truculent barbs from the school bully made seventh grade excrutiating for the boy who had no idea his future was so bright.