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skirmish

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  • nounfight
  • verbfight
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Synonyms for skirmish

noun fight
  • altercation
  • argument
  • battle
  • bout
  • brawl
  • clash
  • combat
  • conflict
  • confrontation
  • disagreement
  • dispute
  • encounter
  • feud
  • fisticuffs
  • fracas
  • melee
  • quarrel
  • run-in
  • scuffle
  • strife
  • tiff
  • tussle
  • war
  • brush
  • engagement
  • fray
  • row
  • ruckus
  • rumble
  • scrap

Antonyms for skirmish

  • accord
  • agreement
  • calm
  • concord
  • harmony
  • peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • truce
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to skirmish

action

noun. an aggressive military deed
  • battle
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contest
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fight
  • fighting
  • fray
  • skirmish
  • warfare

affray

noun. fight

attack

noun. physical assault

attacks

noun. physical assault

battle

noun. military fight

battle

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