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  • nounstruggle
  • verbstruggle

synonyms for tussle

  • brawl
  • fray
  • free-for-all
  • scuffle
  • skirmish
  • strife
  • battle
  • brush
  • clash
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contest
  • encounter
  • fight
  • grind
  • hassle
  • jam
  • roughhouse
  • row
  • rumble
  • scramble
  • scrap
  • undertaking
  • donnybrook
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antonyms for tussle

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  • agreement
  • harmony
  • peace
  • accord
  • calm
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • truce
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How to use tussle in a sentence

If you’re a multiple-cat household, consider toys that are best for two or more cats in order to avoid any tussles.
BEST CAT TOYS: YOUR FAVORITE FELINE WILL GIVE TWO PAWS UP TO THESE CAT ACCESSORIESIRENA COLLAKUJULY 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Now there’s a device that does away with the toked-up tussle.
SOME FEEL-GOOD NEWS ABOUT MARIJUANA’S GOLDEN AGEJOSHUA EFERIGHEAPRIL 20, 2021OZY
Streams which a boy could wade last March would now give an elephant a tussle.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
There was a terrible tussle, but the white man finally killed his huge enemy.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
"I'm quite sure that I don't want another sich a tussle," meditated the Deacon.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
After the friendly tussle, the mother and daughter continued on their journey to the forks of the Shaeyela.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
However the reis pluckily led the way, and seized him by the hind leg, when the crowd of men rushed in, and we had a grand tussle.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
There arose a mighty tussle, each in turn having the advantage, although Grettir always had one of them down.
GRETTIR THE STRONGUNKNOWN
Or was it the other bobcat that came around to smell the pelt of his mate, and gave you something of a tussle?
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS SNOWBOUNDGEORGE A. WARREN
The look on Merriwell's face cut him like a keen knife and made him feel a fierce longing for the next tussle.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
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WORDS RELATED TO TUSSLE

  • altercate
  • argue
  • battle
  • bicker
  • buck
  • caterwaul
  • dispute
  • kick up a row
  • quarrel
  • raise Cain
  • roughhouse
  • row
  • rumble
  • scrap
  • scuffle
  • spat
  • squabble
  • tussle
  • wrangle
  • wrestle
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