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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

His enrollment in the British Army in April 2006 certainly helped keep him out of the public eye for weeks at a time, but there was another tussle with photographers outside a nightclub in 2007.
WILL PRINCE HARRY’S MEMOIR BE TOTALLY HONEST ABOUT HIS ‘WILD YEARS’?TOM SYKESAUGUST 5, 2022THE DAILY BEAST
Either way, it is safe to say that Google’s near-to-medium-term future will be defined by tussles with governments across the world.
‘INACCURATE AND INFLAMMATORY’: GOOGLE MOVES TO HAVE TEXAS AG-LED ANTITRUST CASE DISMISSEDRONAN SHIELDSJANUARY 24, 2022DIGIDAY
The power tussle ramped up as cases began sharply climbing in Kentucky in August with the rise of the delta variant.
KENTUCKY SCHOOLS OVERWHELMINGLY KEEP MASK MANDATES AFTER REPUBLICANS SCRAPPED STATE REQUIREMENTFENIT NIRAPPILSEPTEMBER 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.