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The reason it failed is that people argued against, fought and ultimately defeated dominant 18th-century values, often overcoming serious entrenched interests to do so.

The Bolts hoisted their second ever Stanley Cup on Monday night after dispatching the Dallas Stars 2-0, bringing to an end a hard-fought but ultimately comfortable series after six games.

Also, requesting world peace implies that there are no bad guys in the world who need to be fought.

The NRA has fought for the rights of felons to buy and own firearms.

And its crew had fought so hard for a Christmastime miracle that was not to be.

But I fought, and I fought hard, so that others after me have hope, and a chance.

He fought it controversially, and at times in pretty boneheaded ways.

It was under his auspices that the battle of Lepanto was fought, in which the Turks were so signally defeated.

And all the while she fought him, she punctuated her blows with words, some abusing him, others in defense of her father.

Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.

They have fought countless bloody wars and have committed countless horrible atrocities in their zeal for Him.

When Europeans, native travelers and mails were swept out of existence they fought each other.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fought, such as: protect, clash, challenge, resist, attack, and battle.

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