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Pugnacious vs. Scrappy

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Pugnaciousadjective

Naturally aggressive or hostile; combative; belligerent; bellicose.

Scrappyadjective

Consisting of scraps; fragmentary; lacking unity or consistency.

‘That was a scrappy lecture.’;

Pugnaciousadjective

Disposed to fight; inclined to fighting; quarrelsome; fighting.

Scrappyadjective

(informal) Having an aggressive spirit; inclined to fight or strive.

‘He's a scrappy dog and will charge at you if you taunt him.’;

Pugnaciousadjective

tough and callous by virtue of experience

Scrappyadjective

(informal) (Of a fight) characterised by lots of ungainly or wild punches, grabs, wrestling, etc.

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Pugnaciousadjective

ready and able to resort to force or violence;

‘pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance’; ‘they were rough and determined fighting men’;

Scrappyadjective

(informal) (Of a sports match) characterised by awkward or clumsy play.

Scrappyadjective

Consisting of scraps; fragmentary; lacking unity or consistency; as, a scrappy lecture.

‘A dreadfully scrappy dinner.’;

Scrappyadjective

full of fighting spirit;

‘a scrappy admiral’;

Scrappy

Scrappy is a cartoon character created by Dick Huemer for Charles Mintz's Screen Gems Studio (distributed by Columbia Pictures). A little round-headed boy, Scrappy often found himself involved in off-beat neighborhood adventures.

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