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synonyms for fisticuff

  • bat
  • blow
  • punch
  • shot
  • swing
  • bang
  • belt
  • bonk
  • box
  • buffet
  • butt
  • chop
  • clip
  • clout
  • collision
  • cuff
  • glance
  • impact
  • knock
  • lick
  • paste
  • pat
  • plunk
  • rap
  • roundhouse
  • shock
  • slap
  • slog
  • smack
  • smash
  • sock
  • spank
  • stroke
  • swat
  • swipe
  • tap
  • uppercut
  • wallop
  • whammy
  • whop
  • zap
  • zinger
  • bell-ringer
  • one-two punch
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How to use fisticuff in a sentence

Just like Captain America before her, Captain Carter ends up in a one-on-one fight with Batroc where she willingly takes his bait to forego fighting with her shield and settle things with pure fisticuffs, the personal specialty of Batroc the Leaper.
MARVEL MAKES CAPTAIN CARTER MORE POWERFUL THAN STEVE ROGERS & FALCONNOREPLY@BLOGGER.COM (UNKNOWN)OCTOBER 7, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Every battle brings a brand-new Marvel superhero, dubbed The Hunter, into fisticuffs alongside two previously established Marvel superheroes, including members of the Avengers, X-Men, and other ensembles.
FIRST MARVEL’S MIDNIGHT SUNS GAMEPLAY FOOTAGE: XCOM WITH CARDS LOOKS RADSAM MACHKOVECHSEPTEMBER 1, 2021ARS TECHNICA
The study, COGITATE, pits two prominent theories of consciousness against each other, through an academic fisticuffs that dates back to Newton and Einstein.
WHAT’S THE ORIGIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS? GLOBAL EFFORT PUTS TWO TOP THEORIES TO THE TESTSHELLY FANJUNE 2, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
There was a children's party, and two boys had a fisticuff over you.
THE PRINCESS ELOPESHAROLD MACGRATH
If his fairy-godmother had prearranged this fisticuff, she could not have done anything better so far as Killigrew was concerned.
THE VOICE IN THE FOGHAROLD MACGRATH
An English traveler came upon two men engaged in a fisticuff fight.
SERBIA: A SKETCHHELEN LEAH REED
The boys had constant fisticuff fights, and the master enjoyed and encouraged them.
ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
If the end is something else, a hearty fisticuff may be the means of realizing it.
SIX MAJOR PROPHETSEDWIN EMERY SLOSSON
But this was no cadet fisticuff; it was a serious matter, and I needed a friend.
KITTY'S CONQUESTCHARLES KING
Charles Rush was kind and charitable in disposition, but when exigencies required, would not decline a fisticuff.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
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