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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONFLICTS

What had become of the bodies of those who must have died in these conflicts?

There were some conflicts of no great importance, in which he had no share.

In these conflicts, the Indians, on the whole, were decidedly the victors.

It was pleasant to survey the scenes of former labors and conflicts.

The truth was that his mind was roused by the conflicts of the day.

Some say that during one of these conflicts Columbus's ship caught fire.

He cannot resolve these conflicts by himself, nor should he try.

He knew that his life must be a series of conflicts to the very end.

Troops were ordered into this district to stop the conflicts.

The subject was the conflicts of Padua with Ezzelino da Romano.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin conflictus, past participle of confligere "to strike together, be in conflict," from com- "together" (see com-) + fligere "to strike" (see afflict). Related: Conflicted; conflicting.