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Synonyms for fight

oppose

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battle

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engage in

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take the field

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box

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  • box
  • spar with
  • exchange blows with

oppose

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fight back

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fight shy of something

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fight something back

fight something or someone off

Synonyms for fight

Synonyms for fight

an aggressive willingness to compete

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a boxing or wrestling match

make a strenuous or labored effort

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

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Flight response trials produced direct observations of turtles undergoing terrestrial flight responses.
All multiple samples in shallow stock tanks and three multiple samples in canyon pools were conducted in conjunction with the flight response trials.
Two of the responders from shallow stock tanks were not captured during the disturbance phase of flight response trials.
Here I believe I can contribute some important data, for few other anglers can match my own distinguished record in the art of eliciting flight responses from virtually every kind of gamefish over a wide range of angling environments.
All weekend boaters seem to know instinctively the very best way to elicit flight responses in deeper water, which is by heaving out the anchor as high and as far as one can, thus creating a noise roughly equivalent to the launching of a World War I depth charge, and eliciting flight responses from fish as far below as 60 feet.
It's part of our programming, that automatic fight or flight response that helps us dash for cover when we spot danger, or knuckle down to get jobs done.
This nerve cell is crucial in triggering a flight response in hungry, but not in fed animals.
The results show that the innate flight response to carbon dioxide in fruit flies is controlled by two parallel neural circuits, depending on how satiated the animals are.
in everyday situations Breathe more slowly - this will help reverse the body's fight or flight response, triggered by an increase in adrenaline.
As if anybody needed another reason to latch onto the Nice Girls, there's Venturini's take on Gonzalez's gripes and Sprewell's perceived slights and their reflexive flight response.
When the anxiety created during any event is high enough, or when combined with our existing background anxiety, the primitive brain - which is given more control the higher our anxiety is - will fire off the fight or flight response because it sees the situation as dangerous or potentially life threatening.
When this happens, and is later evaluated, the brain will create or update an existing template noting all the new emotions and sensory elements involved - sight, sound, smell, touch and taste - and create or update an existing template so that it now states, when faced with a similar experience the best way to ensure we survive is to fire off the fight or flight response.
The other possibility is physiological: a problem with the stress system known as the fight or flight response.
Our study was the first to examine the role of a dysfunctional fight or flight response in depression in a large population.
According to him, the stress and anxiety of Christmas shopping creates in us the instinctual fight or flight response left over from our days as hunter-gatherers.
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