fracas


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Synonyms for fracas

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a quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior

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As a result of the ensuing fracas, Kelly badly injured his arm and is currently in hospital, where he has been since the early hours of this morning awaiting a consultation with a surgeon.
When he did see the shotgun, he took advantage of a brief lull in the fracas to flee, reported CBS 5.
Moore used the media attention he received during that fracas to launch a successful electoral bid to become chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in November of 2000.
This "fictionalized memoir"/novel offers an account of a writer's minor fracas with a crotchety neighbor on St.
This gravitational fracas also forced the two planets into their current orbits.
Goodwood's Predominate Stakes later this month is reportedly the next planned stopping point for Indigo Cat, who is a 40-1 chance with William Hill and Paddy Power for the Derby Fracas maintained his unbeaten record when just getting the better of Alayan in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown yesterday.
Four Greek Orthodox priests were detained by police and five people were wounded during the fracas, including several policemen who tried to separate the warring sides.
The recent fracas over UFJ is proof positive that we have entered a new phase for the larger Japanese banks--though we think the regional ones still have a bit more struggling to endure.
The issue is not whether Booth, the founder, was involved in the fracas, but it raises the question of the author's bias and leaves the reader wondering if other significant historical details have been omitted from the story.
In the midst of the family fracas, Stevie says to Billy, "Your father is sorry for calling you a fucking faggot.
Whether a challenge was given or anyone helped in the fracas remains fuzzy, given the suborning or confusion of witnesses, and the different partialities of investigating officials.
While the fracas in the streets predictably distracted the television media, what was perhaps most interesting about the demonstration coverage was the hostile and ultimately misleading response of media "opinion makers.
With the scores level at 1-1, Curbishley confirmed: "They were having a go at each otherm and it was a bit of a fracas at halime.
Krouwer, PhD, Krouwer Consulting, and chairholder of the committee that developed the document, says, "This updated version of EP18 is much more complete and includes FRACAS, which is a technique used to prevent the recurrence of observed errors.
One church member was injured during the fracas which happened at the time Kalu was addressing a press conference.