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Synonyms for bout

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Synonyms for bout

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

an often prolonged period, as of illness


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Synonyms for bout

(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

a period of illness

a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)

Related Words

an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

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And thus ended the famous bout between Little John and Eric o' Lincoln of great renown.
En you speck I could see him turned out po' and ornery on de worl' en never care noth'n' 'bout it?
"Dis is what is gwine to happen, I's gwine as straight to yo' uncle as I kin walk, en tell him every las' thing I knows 'bout you."
"Well, den, you come to de ha'nted house 'bout ten or 'leven tonight, en climb up de ladder, 'ca'se de sta'rsteps is broke down, en you'll find me.
Three Botswana pugilists have advanced to the next stage after winning their preliminary bouts at the ongoing 12th Africa games in Rabat, Morocco.
Okwiri upheld his unbeaten run to six bouts when he needed one minute and 18 seconds of the third round to knockout Itaba and claim his maiden continental title in a well-attended Main Events Promotions extravaganza.Okwiri kept the more muscular and taller Itaba tactically at bay, testing him with good body lunches in the first and second round.
Summary: Boxing fans were treated to 13 bouts that also included four kickboxing fights
CROXTETH Sports Centre will stage top-class schoolboy boxing action today - with 26 bouts at the Merseyside and Cheshire ABA Schools finals for 2019.
ONE: CALL TO GREATNESS featured 11 exciting bouts, headlined by the main event pitting Thailand's Stamp Fairtex against Janet Todd of the United States.
ISLAMABAD -- The players of Amir Khan Boxing Academy (AKBA) prevailed over Quetta boxers during the friendly bouts arranged by the academy here at Amir Khan Boxing Hall.
But the involvement of kids who sometimes start under 10 years of age in bouts that use kicks and elbows to the head - often without headguards - has stirred frequent criticism.
'Siregar is undefeated too, he has gone in two bouts, but I have more experience with the sport, I know I can win this,' said Imran.
Lahore's three more boxers Ibrar Ahmed (52kg), Mudassir Khan (60kg) and Yousaf Ali Butt (64kg) defeated M Arsalan, M Suleman and Faisal Shafiq in their respective title bouts.
In the Men's Elite class competitions, eight boxers from Lahore won the title bouts in their respective weight categories.