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Synonyms for dogfight

a fiercely disputed contest

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disorderly fighting

an aerial engagement between fighter planes

a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)

arrange for an illegal dogfight

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engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane

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The GDN earlier reported that at least 10 dogs a day were being burned alive in villages across Bahrain after picking up serious injuries in dogfights.
Lee, Gibbons, and Short (2010) showed college students a dogfight film involving a bait dog and administered a 6-item scale they devised and called Sympathy for the Bait Dog.
The raid team pounced on the suspects just as a dogfight was about to start.
During the 1800s, upcoming dogfights were advertised in national magazines.
Intikab Hussain, 32, of Sladefield Road, Ward End, was one of seven men who took part in a brutal dogfight between two pit bulls in a kitchen showroom in Alum Rock in 2006.
He adds an air of excitement to the dogfights and knows how to tweak emotions in other situations.
Owning Pitbulls is illegal in the North and the USPCA is concerned that the three missing dogs may be used in dogfights.
He was involved in over 100 attacks and 60 dogfights, for which he received an award for bravery.
During one of our dogfights, Lalli veered his plane up when I expected him to dive, thanks to some strategic coaching from his copilot, Paganelli, who has 32 years of experience.
Fighter-pilot dogfights no longer blaze across the night skies of Europe, but other fliers may still duel to the death up there.
The MiG 29 is the third Yugoslav warplane shot down in dogfights with Nato jets since the conflict began.
Rationales for the high cost of ATF hinge on the ability to fight from beyond visual range, for if ATFs end up in dogfights, money will start pouring down the drain.
WarBirds Dogfights is expected to be released in Europe by early summer and Red Baron and M4 Tank Platoon will be released for the fall season for both PC and Mac Computers.
I have received a lot of reports about dogfights recently and if anyone else hears about any taking place, please get in touch.
When you are coming into these dogfights I find fear can overtake what you are trying to do.