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noun as in courage, will to resist


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The shift toward culture fights driven by conservative media has real implications for the evolution and expectations of that group of Americans, including an erosion in the democratic system the GOP was built to leverage.

By the time the fight finishes, Irene has backed out of the elevator, staring.

That's one possible explanation for why so many species have evolved various defensive structures to protect them from damage during a fight.

With the Washington Wizards back at Capital One Arena for the first time in a week Wednesday, one of the things Coach Scott Brooks hoped his team would carry from its up-and-down trip was the importance of fight.

In the nation’s capital, teachers and students returned to school buildings last week after a drawn-out fight over how and when classrooms would reopen.

Gay marriage was the hot-button fight on the left and right.

Iraq may have been an irregular fight, but it had major moments.

The U.S. military is finally starting to train Iraqi troops to fight ISIS in restive Anbar province.

She says she will have to fight in “other ways” to get her client freed.

Starting in the 1970s, then MPAA president Jack Valenti began what was to become a decades-long fight against the quota system.

It was more like the boarding of a ship than any land fight I had ever seen or imagined.

The fight lasted two days, and only two men out of the five hundred escaped with their lives.

But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.

It was found afterwards that the rebels meant to fight the two British forces in detail before they could effect a junction.

Ike had read the "Herald," with all about "the great prize fight" in it, and had become entirely carried away with it.

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On this page you'll find 333 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fight, such as: action, altercation, argument, battle, bout, and brawl.

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