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Many of the Djiboutian troops come from parts of the impoverished country where quarrels are often settled with fists, rocks or shards of glass, and some have the scars to prove it.

From Time

After the quarrel, Tinterova allegedly went for a walk at night along a lonely road in the rural countryside.

The report also claims that some people believed they were lovers and having a lover’s quarrel in the elevator.

From Vox

Others wondered if the two had been sweet on each other and had a sort of lovers’ quarrel.

In May 2018, however, the statue suddenly became the center of a quarrel that went far beyond local sensibilities.

From Time

Their quarrel is with more recently formed verbs like incentivize.

When quiet, he realized that the quarrel was a metaphor for the Arab-Israeli conflict.

For whenever I did so I was always reminded of that unfortunate quarrel.

I share their concern about government, but this is not a quarrel with our government in Washington.

You can quarrel with that decision in all sorts of ways, but it is the worker, not the company, who gets most of the benefit.

The consequence of this quarrel was that, early in 1794, he found himself accused as a ci-devant noble.

But he would not quarrel with so old a man as Monsieur Farival, so he quarreled with Mariequita.

Villerias had another quarrel of this sort with the latter, after which they were quite friendly.

Suppose a quarrel breaks out in a branch association and two parties are formed, which of them is entitled to the property?

Sometimes a quarrel springs up in one of these associations, the members divide, who shall have the property?


On this page you'll find 225 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quarrel, such as: altercation, argument, bickering, brawl, controversy, and difference.

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