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“We sat on the opposite side of the table with lawsuits with each other,” Gelsinger said, referencing the companies’ various legal spats, including a patent lawsuit that they eventually settled in 2011.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NVIDIA AND VMWARE’S BIG NEW A.I. DEALJONATHANVANIAN2015SEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Those spats seem to be heating up as publisher pursuit of revenue during the coronavirus-induced recession becomes increasingly fraught.
STATE OF PLAY: WHERE THE BATTLE WITH GOOGLE AND FACEBOOK TO PAY FOR NEWS IS HOTTESTLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
The famous director was late, and the small talk stuttered and spat like an old truck on a bumpy road.
‘THE DREAM ARCHITECTS’: INSIDE THE MAKING OF GAMING’S BIGGEST FRANCHISESRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Every so often, the spat between the two digital operations reemerges.
IT’S 2020, AND CNN AND FOX NEWS ARE STILL BATTLING OVER COMSCORE NUMBERSSTEVEN PERLBERGJULY 31, 2020DIGIDAY
We see a couple shouting or arguing or something, we don’t know is this really an emergency, or is this just two people having a spat.
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Long before we got there the deep-throated thunder was growling over us, and the clouds spat occasional flurries of rain.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Coming to the map of Europe, he smothered Russia with kisses and spat on all the rest of the world.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Then he spat upon the ground, and with an exaggerated shrug of his shoulders re-entered the house.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Big Sid turned around, spat out his cigaret, heeled it into the concrete.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The sputum, spat out or coughed out, is a means whereby the disease is spread.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPAT

  • altercation
  • argument
  • bickering
  • brawl
  • broil
  • brouhaha
  • complexity
  • complication
  • dispute
  • embarrassment
  • embroilment
  • entanglement
  • falling-out
  • flack
  • involvement
  • knock-down-drag-out
  • miff
  • quandary
  • quarrel
  • row
  • run-in
  • soap opera
  • spat
  • squabble
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