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noun as in rough-and-tumble

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He soon realized, however, that the billion-dollar enterprise was characterized more by infighting and shifting goals than by breakthrough science.

Other major bills, such as those dealing with voting rights and policing, have become bogged down in partisan infighting.

Despite years of infighting, viral clips of tense exchanges and subsequent tweets defending her stances, McCain co-hosted the daytime talk show for four seasons before announcing she would hang up her hat.

The New York Times missed out on a potentially lucrative deal to adapt its reporting on the GameStop stock-market drama into a feature film, thanks to infighting between the paper and one of its high-profile business reporters.

It also succumbed to the atomization and political infighting so endemic to the social movements of the era.

Meanwhile, major rebel forces in the north have been engaged in serious infighting over the past week.

The best men in the revolution have already died, and it has spiraled down to a lot of infighting.

Certainly there was bitter infighting inside the administration back then.

Quite apart from all that infighting, the fact is a confrontation with Israel at this time suits neither Hezbollah nor Tehran.

But infighting between the Texas groups is an even bigger threat.

He kept close to Carpentier during the rest of the fight and wore him down with body blows during the infighting.

She felt a sense of righteous pride infighting her way to the church through the first storm of the winter.

The Apaches' bows were little use for infighting, but they had their knives.

He had her in a mad, palpitant chancery but Verbeena put up some great infighting.

Infighting, in′fīt-ing, n. boxing at close quarters when blows from the shoulder cannot be given.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infighting, such as: disagreement, discord, disharmony, dissension, disunity, and division.

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