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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any hard struggle between equally matched groups; A contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope.

Usage examples (40)
  • When this happens, the two sides prepare for a tug-of-war.
  • They were having a tug-of-war and it was hardly a fair battle.
  • It was the best tug-of-war that many of us had ever witnessed.
  • A great tug-of-war has been in progress for the last two afternoons. for more
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