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  • as instruggle
  • as intussle

synonyms for rough-house

  • compete
  • contend
  • grapple
  • battle
  • brawl
  • buck
  • contest
  • hassle
  • romp
  • row
  • scrap
  • scuffle
  • shuffle
  • slug
  • smack
  • tangle
  • bump heads
  • cross swords
  • go up against
  • lock horns
  • put up a fight
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antonyms for rough-house

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  • agree
  • concur
  • make peace
  • idle
  • laze
  • rest
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use rough-house in a sentence

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.
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The parliament house and library of the British provinces, at Montreal, burned by a mob.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
“This house must have been the hotel of some distinguished family, Baron; it is nobly proportioned,” said David Arden.
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Her heart fluttered violently with fear as she saw that he stepped out after her, and walked by her side toward the house.
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If it took years to do it, you shall never stir out of this house till it is done.
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I was an Innkeeper, who loved to carouse; J was a Joiner, and built up a house.
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUGH-HOUSE

  • battle
  • brawl
  • buck
  • bump heads
  • compete
  • contend
  • contest
  • cross swords
  • go up against
  • grapple
  • hassle
  • lock horns
  • put up a fight
  • romp
  • rough-house
  • row
  • scrap
  • scuffle
  • shuffle
  • slug
  • smack
  • tangle
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