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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

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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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John Edmonds, of the GMB, said: "Issuing guarded threats to introduce legislation even Margaret Thatcher fought shy of is not a solution anyone should be looking for.
THE biggest ever Scoop6 pot might well have rolled over to an even bigger pot had the organisers not fought shy of the Classic trials at Lingfield, which were won at odds of 12-1 and 20-1.
I have never fought shy of criticising Duncan Ferguson in the past, but he was quite clearly the innocent party in this whole piece of nonsense.
But this director has never fought shy of the historical cross-reference angle however irritating this might be to his audiences.
With both Saracens and Wasps fielding weakened teams, the spread firms have fought shy of pricing up tonight's other match.
Investors yesterday fought shy of picking out bargains or committing funds to anything other than defensive stocks, fearing that more firms in the US might push out earnings warnings while
Big-money buyers, however, have certainly not fought shy of such offspring of his as Hee haws Barney, Lenson Bertie, Bubbly Tojo and the A27,000 Cork sales lot Lenson Ruud.
For too long development departments across the world have fought shy of this agenda.
5 million lay gathering dust last night as two bashful millionaires fought shy of collecting a jackpot.
The 20 Scoop6 players include Paul Ger-rard, father of the England and Liverpool footballer Steven Gerrard, who has fought shy of the publicity and will not be on the coach to the west country today.
First Leisure, the disco-to-health-club company run by former Channel 4 chief Mr Michael Grade - has admitted it is in strategic talks but yesterday fought shy of suggesting a takeover is imminent.
But Labour, while committed to reforming the House of Lords and a Scottish Parliament, has fought shy of wholesale constitutional change.
ONLY Bet365 had priced up all the weekend Heineken Cup games yesterday, and even they fought shy of putting a line on the game that punters are arguably most interested in - Bourgoin v Leinster, writes Graham Woods.