cut and thrust

noun

Definition of cut and thrust

chiefly British
: the lively and exciting quality of an activity in which people compete or argue with each other He has always enjoyed the cut and thrust of politics.

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“Cut and thrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20and%20thrust. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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