fighting

  • 1 Fighting — Fight ing, a. 1. Qualified for war; fit for battle. [1913 Webster] An host of fighting men. 2 Chron. xxvi. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field. Pope. [1913 Webster] {A fighting chance}, one… …

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  • 2 Fighting — ou Combats de rue au Québec (Fighting) est un film américain réalisé par Dito Montiel en 2009 et sorti le 24 juin 2009. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribu …

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  • 3 fighting — prp. of FIGHT (Cf. fight) (v.). Fighting chance is from 1877; fighting mad is attested by 1750 …

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  • 4 fighting — [adj] aggressive, warlike angry, argumentative, battling, bellicose, belligerent, boxing, brawling, combative, contending, contentious, determined, disputatious, disputative, fencing, ferocious, hawkish, hostile, jingoistic, jousting, martial,… …

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  • 5 fighting — index belligerency, conflict, litigious, offensive (taking the initiative), pugnacious, strife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 fighting — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter, fierce, hard, heavy, intense, serious ▪ bloody ▪ continued …

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  • 7 fighting — n. 1) to step up the fighting 2) bitter, fierce, hard, heavy; hand to hand fighting 3) clean; dirty fighting 4) street fighting 5) fighting breaks out; rages * * * [ faɪtɪŋ] dirty fighting fierce hand to hand fighting hard heavy …

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  • 8 Fighting — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Fighting Produktionsland USA …

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  • 9 fighting */*/ — UK [ˈfaɪtɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) a situation in which people hit, kick, or bite each other fighting between: There was fighting between rival fans after the match. fighting breaks out (= starts): The police were called in as fighting broke …

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  • 10 fighting — I noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle (Freq. 25) a fight broke out at the hockey game there was fighting in the streets the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap • Syn: ↑fight, ↑combat, ↑ …

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  • 11 fighting — fight|ing [ˈfaıtıŋ] n [U] when people or groups fight each other in a war, in the street etc fighting between ▪ heavy fighting between government and rebel forces ▪ Fighting broke out in the crowds …

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  • 12 fighting — /fuy ting/, adj. 1. fit to fight: a boxer who s no longer in fighting shape. 2. tending or meant to stir up a fight or hostility: fighting words. [1300 50; ME; see FIGHT, ING2] * * * …

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  • 13 fighting — 1. adjective a) engaged in war or other conflict It seems like a fighting insult, but he explains. b) apt to provoke a fight Thems fighting words in my country! …

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  • 14 Fighting — Fight Fight (f[imac]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fought} (f[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fighting}.] [OE. fihten, fehten, AS. feohtan; akin to D. vechten, OHG. fehtan, G. fechten, Sw. f[ a]kta, Dan. fegte, and perh. to E. fist; cf. L. pugnare to fight,… …

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  • 15 fighting — Synonyms and related words: Chinese boxing, Kilkenny cats, aggressive, all out war, altercation, antagonistic, appeal to arms, argument, armed combat, armed conflict, attack, battle, battling, bellicose, belligerence, belligerency, belligerent,… …

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  • 16 Fighting — …

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  • 17 fighting — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. combative, battling, warring, brawling, determined, resolute, striving, contentious, disputatious, under arms, argumentative, angry, ferocious, quarrelsome, ready to fight, ripe for a fight, bellicose, belligerent,… …

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  • 18 fighting — sb. RG. 299 …

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  • 19 fighting — fight·ing || faɪtɪŋ adj. militant, combative, warlike n. combat, battle faɪt n. battle, combat; wrestle; quarrel; boxing match; desire to do battle v. battle; combat; wrestle; advance through great effort …

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  • 20 fighting — n. Contention, strife, quarrel, warfare, warring …

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