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Synonyms for scuffle

Synonyms for scuffle

to contend with an opponent at close quarters, as by attempting to throw him or her

to drag (the feet) along the floor or ground while walking

a physical conflict involving two or more

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disorderly fighting

a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling

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an unceremonious and disorganized struggle

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walk by dragging one's feet

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fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

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Chief Superintendent Graham Smith, of Newcastle Area Command, said at the time: "Although there were minor scuffles as would be expected with such large crowds, there were no arrests.
Gerald Colan-O'Leary said he needs twice as many staff on crowd control after the scuffles in the Great Hall of Parliament Buildings earlier this month.
Redknapp and Calderwood had a pushing and shoving match which sparked a mass melee of players and brief scuffles among West Ham fans in one stand.
SCUFFLES broke out between unionist flag supporters and Gaza protestors yesterday in Belfast.
The scenes were similar to those in London yesterday when scuffles broke out as the eyes of the world watched a chaotic Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay.
Yet there were no scuffles or shouting matches during the game, nothing at all to indicate anything was building.
Scuffles broke out near the Greek Embassy in London today as police continued negotiating with up to 50 Kurdish protesters who stormed the building overnight.
Police were alerted to a fight near the Blockbuster video store in Trafford Retail Park as scuffles broke out at 7.
Rocke said the parking lot scuffles are becoming more frequent.
These scuffles might signal that the Trojans are fighting mad to play the rest of the season, but nobody really knows from week-to-week how USC will respond.
There are still some minor scuffles, but it appears order has been restored in all areas.
A scuffle occurred between parliamentarians Karganbek Samakov (Ata-Meken faction) and Kanybek Imanaliyev (Ar-Namys faction) in the building of the Parliament.
The scuffle near the town of Hebron was the latest in a series of incidents blamed on settlers trying to disrupt the annual harvest which provides a livelihood for many Palestinians.
During the fight, Gamage managed to get the young man outside the house, but when Gamage tried to re-enter his house, the scuffle renewed.
Davis was in the middle of a scuffle at the end of the first half.