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These Are Fighting Words
Common terms that come from boxing and wrestling
“No-holds-barred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-holds-barred. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.
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