GRE Word List

PUGNACITY

combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature

The meaning of the word pugnacity is combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature.

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