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pyooh juh li stik

  • a  of or relating to pugilism or pugilists
    a pugilistic career

  • Whatever you did think of his conservative politics, his pugilistic TV debate style ("Are you a socialist?") or his many controversies (not least his role in the Valerie Plame .
  • The limbs were fixed in what pathologists term the "pugilistic position"arms extended upward and bent inward.
  • And with his pugilistic historyhe fought a famous bout against Oliver North at AnnapolisWebb would surely give Allen a tussle.
News & Articles

  • Boxing great Emile Griffith dies after bout with dementia
    Emile Griffith, the elegant world champion whose boxing career was overshadowed by the fatal beating he gave Bennie Paret in a 1962 title bout, died Tuesday after a long battle with pugilistic dementia.
    July 24, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Noteworthy
    Emile Griffith, a former welterweight and middleweight champion who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota in 1990, died Tuesday at 75 after a long battle with pugilistic dementia. The NCAA is asking a Pennsylvania court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky ...
    July 24, 2013 - Albany Times Union

  • Joe Maddon in USA Today
    I know a lot is being made of past pugilistic events. But that has nothing to do with today. Nothing,Rays manager Joe Maddon said. "Those were when the Devil Rays were really struggling, and the games had an entirely different tone to...
  • Rick Dudley in CBC.ca
    Ben Eager, I believe, is one of the better forecheckers in the National Hockey League,Dudley said. "He's also pretty good on the pugilistic side of things and he hits with a purpose."
  • John Malone in Canada.com
    Asked whether Maffei was spoiling for a fight with Diller, Malone said: "I think Mr. Maffei can be pugilistic where these issues are concerned."

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