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The victory established Usman as one of the world’s most dangerous fighters and inspired Gilbert Burns, his former teammate who has nursed his own title ambitions.

EA’s Motive got this part spot on when it released “Star Wars Squadrons,” which allowed players to personalize their fighters with various weaponry, defensive measures and cosmetics.

Entering stage left was a young Joe Hayes, sprinting and leaning into a turn like a fighter plane, then lowering his shoulder and diving straight into the back of the officer’s knees.

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There were about 4,500 of them — hardened fighters fresh from the Napoleonic wars.

An incident with an F-15We began 2020 with an exclusive first look at a mid-air incident involving an F-15C fighter jet operated by a student pilot over Oregon in 2019.

Another senior Air Force official with stealth fighter experience agreed.

Back then, no one ever imagined needing to beam live video to ground troops from a fighter jet.

The Islamic State, or ISIS, claims it has shot down a Jordanian fighter jet and captured its pilot.

Another Air Force official with experience on the stealthy new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter agreed.

High flying and fast, the F-22 Raptor stealth jet is by far the most lethal fighter America has ever built.

Irvine Kempt I cannot imagine was as keen a fighter as the rest, for he was rather a dignified gentleman with fine manners.

The faithful Wolff too, as a graduate of a German university, had been a fighter of duels in his youth.

And the arms of the fighter shall be overcome before his face, and shall be broken: yea, also the prince of the covenant.

His Gritos del Combate were the agonised expression of a fighter in his country's battle for freedom and for light.

Their methods, too, were rather those of the duelist than the fighter, and this gave Barrington and Seth some advantage.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fighter, such as: assailant, boxer, champion, combatant, mercenary, and militant.

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