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Synonyms for fistfight

a physical conflict involving two or more

Synonyms for fistfight

a fight with bare fists

fight with the fists

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The National Alliance earlier withdrew from parliament today's session after a fistfight between the National Alliance and Iraqiya Slate MPs.
MASNAA, Lebanon: A fistfight broke out Tuesday on the Masnaa border crossing between Lebanon and Syria, involving protesters against the arrest of a sheikh and owners of customs clearance offices.
It said the shouting between the captain and one of the navigators turned into a fistfight, after which the captain refused to take off.
For the first-time in the history of the Kuwaiti parliament, a fistfight broke out between a Shiite pro-government lawmaker Hussein al-Kallaf and Sunni fundamentalist MPs following Kallaf's accusation that the Kuwaiti detainees being held in Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba are "terrorists," pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported on Thursday.
He tells me that the Hollywood actor who served a jail sentence for killing a man in a fistfight and then went on to marry the man's widow was Paul Kelly.
Alexie's other works of fiction include Reservation Blues, Ten Little Indians, and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (for more about the author, visit www.
The initial fistfight quickly escalated into gunfire as innocent customers fled in panic.
Press Democrat--A young man was stabbed March 27 at a popular skatepark across from Piner High School after what witnesses described as a fistfight that sent skateboards flying.
A LOVE of booze threatens to destroy their progress as a trip to the pub escalates into a fistfight.
What happened next, says the film's male lead, Hugh Jackman, is a movie-going rarity -- a fistfight.
According to Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, it appeared that one woman had started a fistfight with two others, The Associated Press reported.
While it is difficult to imagine the mild-mannered Hains engaging in a fistfight, it is certain that as early as 1963 he was busy distancing himself from these artists as well as the curatorial efforts of their leader.
A Royal Marine who was filmed being kicked in the face during a naked fistfight insists he was not the victim of bullying, it was reported yesterday.
Thai Buddhist monk Boonlert Boonpan, explaining why he got into a fistfight with monks from a rival community in Bangkok (Reuters, May 31, 2005)
She examines how Native writers created the "literary reservation," how Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and the survival songs of Reservation Blues figure in that intellectual landscape, and how the construct is fragmented in The Business of Fancydancing.