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The Kavirondo are noted for their independent and pugnacious nature, honesty and sexual morality, traits particularly marked among the Bantu tribes.

Dow, Hindustan, II, 352 Ill tempered, domineering and pugnacious, young Muhkam Singh was incapable as a leader.

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accomplished lightweight pugilist who also earned a respected following with his debut in the elite K-1 kickboxing organization.

Ultimately, Pramuansak Phosuwan was the pugilist selected to fight for the vacant title.

The prelude of the tale began in AD 318, with the presentation of Heaven's Crystal by the Imperial Court to Nangong Yi, acknowledged as pugilist master of the southern lands.

When a reclusive pugilist who had apparently retired from the Jianghu reappears, his reappearance is described as "re-entering the Jianghu" (????).

In November 2009, Piñeiro emphasized the dedication that the pugilist invested during workouts, claiming that as an amateur, he had been able to knockout professionals adversaries during sparring.

He was a baseball player, a hockey player, a pugilist, and even an eagle ranger.

He appears to be a crippled old man carrying a pair of crutches, but is nevertheless a formidable pugilist.

As was common during that time, the pugilist experienced differences with the promotion managing his career, which was a recurrent issue among the boxing business.

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