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Synonyms for tussle

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

a physical conflict involving two or more

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fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

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make messy or untidy

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The initial demolition came about after a tussle between Nderitu and Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, where Sonko accused him of attempting to grab a piece of land in Buruburu estate.
They have lost all the 16 matches they have played so far and are bottom of the league, and their tussle with the army team could result in a thrashing for the Kings.
But why do Katie and other victims of abuse on social media have to get involved in these tussles in the first place.
He said the power tussle between POA and PSB has badly damaged Pakistan Sports and the sports persons, sports promoters, and sports organizers.
And a furious Bob tussles with Dan when he thinks they're on a date.
It is likely the tussles between Messrs Brown, Cameron and Clegg will follow the same pattern.
Helen Dixon, dancing with grace and fluidity as the sweet young Cecile, finally succumbs to her fate after incredible leg tussles and complicated turns as Valmont ensnares her.
Corris United's home game with Dewi Stars and Dolgellau's trip to Trawscoed are other interesting tussles.
She is however, an ex-show girl who packs a pistol and tussles with the mob.
Ref Mitch Halpern says the May 3 return will be like the legendary Ali tussles with George Foreman and Joe Frazier in the 1970s.
Although the fictional tussles of judges Mal and Karina Faith can't hold a candle to the real life spats of Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne, I do like the way Michelle Collins is channelling Madonna in her performance.