Word of the Day: Truculent

Today's word fits a lot of the partisan politics we're hearing.

truculent(TRUCK-yuh-luhnt), adj. 1. Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous. 2. Cruel; destructive; ruthless.

Some of the e-mails we get are a tad truculent, too.


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