Pugnacious
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Inclined to fighting; quarrelsome.
Greek
4131. plektes -- a striker
... Word Origin from plesso Definition a striker NASB Word Usage pugnacious (2). bully,
striker. From plesso; a smiter, ie Pugnacious (quarrelsome) -- striker. ...
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The First Apostle of Peace at any Price
... Abimelech's reason for 'extraditing' Isaac might have provoked a more pugnacious
person to stay and defy the Philistines to expel him. ...
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An Abortive Symbol against Syncretism, 1655.
... since 1614), which had previously protested against the ubiquity dogma of the Formula
of Concord, was disgusted with the exclusive and pugnacious orthodoxy of ...
/.../ 49 an abortive symbol.htm

How Powerfully the Evil Spirits Incite Men to Wicked Actions, by ...
... were veritably fighting with one another, the civil wars of men are sufficiently
justified; yet, by the way, let it be observed that such pugnacious gods must ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 25 how powerfully the evil.htm

Of the Parting of Lot and Abraham, which they Agreed to Without ...
... For they had grown rich, and began to have many herdmen of cattle, and when these
strove together, they avoided in this way the pugnacious discord of their ...
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Thoughts on Talking
... at his first outset in life fancies he can enlighten every company, and bear down
all opposition: but he is cured of this quixotic and pugnacious spirit, as he ...
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History of Public Speaking
... A formidable antagonist, pugnacious by temperament, uniformly dignified, a profound
scholar,"his is "a name recorded on the brightest page of American history ...
/.../kleiser/successful methods of public speaking/history of public speaking.htm

Acts xxii. 17-20
... Again, if thou hast not got the better of anger, thou art become forward (and
pugnacious); but not having got the better of this, neither canst thou get the ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xlviii acts xxii 17-20.htm

Soldier Priests
... 'The servant of the Lord must not strive.' We must not be animated by mere pugnacious
desire to advance our principles, nor let the heat of human eagerness ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/soldier priests.htm

Declension from First Love
... Look at the Spurgeonites, they are just as cold and careless as others; they used
to be called the most pugnacious people in the world, for they were always ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/declension from first love.htm

The Second Epistle of St. Peter
... But above all, when I do but open the Bible I can seldom meet with a leaf that
is not against them.' This is one of the most pugnacious leaves. ...
/.../moffat/the general epistles james peter and judas/the second epistle of st.htm

Thesaurus
Pugnacious (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Inclined to fighting; quarrelsome.
Multi-Version Concordance Pugnacious (2 Occurrences). 1 Timothy ...
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Puffs (3 Occurrences)

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Puhite (1 Occurrence)

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Hornet (3 Occurrences)
... (n.) A large, strong wasp. The European species (Vespa crabro) is of a dark brown
and yellow color. It is very pugnacious, and its sting is very severe. ...
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Concordance
Pugnacious (2 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 3:3
not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
(See NAS)

Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-pleasing, not easily angered, not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for dishonest gain;
(See NAS)

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