Examples of pugilist in a Sentence
a pugilist with the trademark of the boxing ring: a nose that showed signs of having been broken on more than one occasion
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Bannon’s love of verbal combat, plus his habit of reading the occasional book, have lent him him a reputation as the thinking man’s pugilist.
Yet Arcade Fire can’t be compared to a traditional pugilist.
There had already been two scuffles during USC’s Tuesday evening practice by the time cornerback Jack Jones tangled with receiver Josh Imatorbhebhe, Imatorbhebhe’s helmet dislodged and the pugilists wrestled to the turf.
In a fashion befitting a former pugilist with 630 career NHL games and 1,382 penalty minutes, inspiration quickly turned into action.
Komrofsky's subsequent tenure as boxing commissioner for Michigan made his shop popular with local and visiting pugilists, several of whom signed black-and-white photographs and publicity stills that remain on display inside in the store.
The other Parkinson's pugilists in the class salute his effort by clapping their boxing gloves.
Nick Cave waded into the crowd countless times Friday at the Auditorium Theatre and each time the singer in the suit was transformed: preacher, pugilist, dastardly villain, bereaved parent.
Then, should a tiebreaker be needed, the third and deciding duel between the two pugilists would be a chess match, a spelling bee or perhaps a recitation of Shakespearean sonnets.)
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