Sentence Examples with the word truculence

Rome had been roused to unwonted fury, and the truculence of the rebels was matched by the cruelty of their masters.

The mixed population, as a whole, displays the usual characteristics of mountaineers, fine physique and vigorous independent spirit; but its ancient truculence has given way before strong government action since the middle 10th century, and the great increase of agricultural pursuits, to which the purely pastoral are now quite secondary.