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skirmish

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skirmish

noun

Definition of SKIRMISH

1
a brief clash between enemies or rivals <the candidates' first debate was only a skirmish in a very long campaign>
2
a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups <throughout the week of the convention, riot police engaged in skirmishes with the demonstrators>
Near Antonyms truce

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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