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streitsüchtig

in English:

1. pugnacious


The comedian told one flat joke after another, and when the audience started booing, he pugnaciously spat back at them, “Hey, you think this is easy – why don’t you buffoons give it a shot?”
We live in the light of Churchill's pugnacious performance under fire.

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2. contentiously



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3. cantankerous


Paul is not an easy person to have as a friend, because he is so cantankerous.
The old lady was so cantankerous and mean, she scared small children.

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