Sentence Examples

  • Squirrels are restless, courageous and pugnacious little animals.
  • It is exceedingly fierce and pugnacious, the males especially fighting with each other for possession of the females.
  • It is a clever, agile and powerful dog, extremely pugnacious in disposition.
  • This suggests that the resemblance to the pugnacious drongo may be beneficial in protecting the defenceless cuckoo from enemies.
  • Sudanese are very excitable and apt to get out of hand; unlike the fellahs they are not fond of drill, and are slow to acquire it; but their dash, pugnacious instincts and desire to close with an enemy, are valuable military qualities.