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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An active struggle between competing entities.

Usage examples (34)
  • war is the science of destruction.
  • The war on poverty
  • The war against crime
  • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "war" which a series of battles fought against another, is "wore" which means to have put on the body.
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