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The resulting fracas might have been useful had she achieved what she set out to do — establish the fact of genetic unfairness and develop prescriptions to overcome it — yet she does not deliver on her second goal.

The fracas reportedly began when Rodriguez got out of a gray sedan by a nearby shopping center and confronted the younger girl, according to a student who witnessed the incident.

For some parents the fracas has served as a reminder of the minefield that teenage girls face on social media and also been a jumping off point for conversations with their teens.

The fracas between Apple and Facebook, which owns Instagram, revolves around advertising data and how it is used on Apple devices.

I think that’s what started the helmet punching extravaganza on the play prior to the fracas.

Jonathan Franzen is in a fracas over his comments deploring our literary culture, Amazon, and social media.

Bennett is part of the rightwing bloc, which is not, as a whole, weakened by the fracas.

Hart then segued into the Kristen Stewart fracas, joining Jodie Foster in the “get over it, people” camp.

I would add only that this entire little fracas isn't about the alleged substance of the complaint against him.

This whole fracas happened simply because conservatives saw an opportunity to accuse liberals of being elitist.

Fortunately the police then arrived on the scene, and with great difficulty succeeded in putting a stop to the fracas.

They had been watching the fracas, and understood it as little as we did.

He wanted no fracas, and he was still hanging doubtful, measuring the distance between them, when—away went his thoughts.

A trifling affair in itself, this village fracas was to have a lasting effect upon the career of Thomas Borrow.

But that person must have been on the scene also, probably lurking in the shelter of the bungalow and watching the fracas.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fracas, such as: altercation, bickering, brawl, brouhaha, feud, and flap.

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