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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.

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.

The study, COGITATE, pits two prominent theories of consciousness against each other, through an academic fisticuffs that dates back to Newton and Einstein.

There was a children's party, and two boys had a fisticuff over you.

If his fairy-godmother had prearranged this fisticuff, she could not have done anything better so far as Killigrew was concerned.

An English traveler came upon two men engaged in a fisticuff fight.

The boys had constant fisticuff fights, and the master enjoyed and encouraged them.

If the end is something else, a hearty fisticuff may be the means of realizing it.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fisticuff, such as: bat, blow, punch, shot, swing, and bang.

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