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altercation

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  • nounfight, often verbal
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Synonyms for altercation

noun fight, often verbal
  • argument
  • bickering
  • blowup
  • brawl
  • flap
  • fracas
  • quarrel
  • run-in
  • tiff
  • wrangle
  • beef
  • brush
  • combat
  • contest
  • controversy
  • dispute
  • embroilment
  • fuss
  • go
  • hassle
  • row
  • rumble
  • set-to
  • words
  • bone of contention
  • squabbling

Antonyms for altercation

  • agreement
  • calm
  • harmony
  • peace
  • accord
  • quiet
  • concord
  • union
  • unity
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noun. fight
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  • clash
  • disturbance
  • donnybrook
  • encounter
  • fracas
  • melee
  • quarrel
  • riot
  • ruckus
  • scuffle
  • skirmish

argument

noun. verbal fight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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