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noun as in fight, warfare

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What conflicts do exist between them derive from misunderstanding and accident.

Rebels in Africa trade in children to fund their conflicts and obtain child soldiers.

It opens with a bombastic set piece, but it was far less compelling than many of the little, dialogue-driven conflicts that arose.

Israel and Lebanon share an even bloodier history, with conflicts erupting in 1978, 1982, 1993, 1996, 2000, and 2006.

Why is violence against women central to so many of the conflicts that plague the planet today?

As an example of how political conflicts ought to be carried on take the case of West Fife.

The discussions on the coercion act had produced many personal conflicts in debate between Mr. O'Connell and the Irish secretary.

The grant of a military force might have supposed an interference with the civil dissensions and party conflicts of Spain.

At the same instant came the crash and gasp of two desperate conflicts more—Godfrey and Musa likewise seized.

Now this it is which, considered as applying to the human will, conflicts with our consciousness, and revolts our feelings.


On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conflicts, such as: combat, clash, competition, strife, struggle, and battle.

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