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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.
CAN GENETICS HELP ELIMINATE INEQUALITY?JERRY COYNENOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
CALIFORNIA TEEN ON LIFE SUPPORT AFTER BEING SHOT BY SCHOOL SAFETY OFFICER WHILE SHE WAS DRIVING AWAYJUSTIN ROHRLICHSEPTEMBER 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
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.
A FEMININE WASH FOR TEENS? ANGRY PARENTS AND GYNECOLOGISTS ARE ON A SOCIAL MEDIA CRUSADE.ABIGAIL HIGGINSFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The fracas between Apple and Facebook, which owns Instagram, revolves around advertising data and how it is used on Apple devices.
ON IPHONES, FACEBOOK AND APPLE BEGIN A WAR OF POP-UP MESSAGESREED ALBERGOTTIFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I think that’s what started the helmet punching extravaganza on the play prior to the fracas.
ARE WE SOLD ON THE STEELERS, SEAHAWKS AND OTHER WOULD-BE SUPER BOWL CONTENDERS?SARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Fortunately the police then arrived on the scene, and with great difficulty succeeded in putting a stop to the fracas.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
They had been watching the fracas, and understood it as little as we did.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
He wanted no fracas, and he was still hanging doubtful, measuring the distance between them, when—away went his thoughts.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
A trifling affair in itself, this village fracas was to have a lasting effect upon the career of Thomas Borrow.
THE LIFE OF GEORGE BORROWHERBERT JENKINS
But that person must have been on the scene also, probably lurking in the shelter of the bungalow and watching the fracas.
THE DRAGON'S SECRETAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRACAS

  • Sturm und Drang
  • commotion
  • convulsion
  • fracas
  • ruckus
  • tizzy
  • tumult
  • turbulence
  • upheaval
  • uproar
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