melee


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

Synonyms for melee

a noisy riotous fight

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The return of the Grand Medieval Melee gives an insight into how everyday life goes on - medieval style - within the colourful tented village.
There has been a noticeable uptick in prices and trading volume for small melee diamonds following a slow summer season.
The police said four gangsters were injured with stabbing wounds in the late night melee that involved some 53 gangsters from two rival factions of the Kokusuikai mob group.
Riot witness Bob Kohler added that the melee was started by gay street youths.
Every single person leaves his or her seat and heads for centre aisle, joining in a melee of hugging and kissing and handshaking and talking.
In the melee around an irrigation canal underneath the Meishin Expressway, the crocodile put up violent resistance.
Once they make it to their destinations, the salamanders start their underwater mating dance: a roiling, wriggling, reproductive melee just below the surface.
The 80th minute melee was sparked by Duncan Ferguson's late challenge on Mark Schwarzer.
Every dance, no matter how quietly it begins, soon churns into a joyful melee as sleek brown bodies slice the air, their elaborate costumes flying.
He had a concussion from a brick thrown at him during the melee between Chinese protesters and soldiers, and he'd borrowed the film in his camera, and his f-stop setting was wrong for the film he was using, and he was exhausted and horrified by two days of murder and mayhem in the world's largest public square, where students protesting China's junta were being mangled and trampled by the army.
Melee is adept at playing up ambiguities, creating images that both amuse and startle, positioned as they are somewhere between campy comedy and the grotesque.
The opening melee benefited the Big Island Skateboard Association skate-park fund.
The University of Maryland recently closed a policy loophole that tied administrators' hands after a 2005 melee involving UM and Duke students.
A police spokeswoman said: "A melee took place in the QPR goal-mouth at the Boothen End of the stadium.
Police have arrested six men after a goalmouth melee following a Championship soccer match.