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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fighting with the fists.

Usage examples (37)
  • M. ERIC DYSON: I think that, you know, we're engaging in some rhetorical fisticuffs, so to speak, a kind of pugilism of the domestic sphere.
  • Hillary is a path breaker for future generations of women because she has broken the glass ceiling with her newfound politics of "pugilism".
  • The writing is a kind of pugilism -- the strokes being made straight out from the shoulder.
  • It's the pugilism itself that does not sit well with me. for more
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