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  • n  a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
  • n  the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    a fight broke out at the hockey game
    there was fighting in the streets
  • n  an aggressive willingness to compete
    the team was full of fight
  • n  an intense verbal dispute
    a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate
  • n  a boxing or wrestling match
    the fight was on television last night
  • v  be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    Siblings are always fighting
  • v  fight against or resist strongly
    Don't fight it!
  • v  make a strenuous or labored effort
  • v  exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for

  • At Ole Miss, the Senator helped lead a fight to keep blacks out of his national fraternity.
  • But after a night discussing what that fight would be like with her closest advisers and her husband, she was dropping out of the race.
  • For the first time a live MMA fight will be broadcast on one of the big four networks, an extraordinary feat for a sport that, just 10 or so years ago, was roundly derided as .
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