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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In the Trump era, that stark contrast between Republican pugilists and Democratic pacifiers has emerged in races around the country — from a House contest in Virginia to a state legislative race in Wisconsin to several top-tier Senate contests.
Brendan Smith had been called for a roughing penalty after the first period ended, leading to a fight with an unlikely pugilist in forward Adrian Kempe and putting the Kings on special teams to start the second.
The bridal party consisted of Dempsey and Miss Taylor, Miss Helen Taylor, sister of the bride, Joe Benjamin, lightweight pugilist and protege of Dempsey, and Eddie Connor, Benjamin's manager.
After 10-plus seconds of gliding and posturing, Copley connected with an unimpressive right to start what quickly became an awkward if somewhat amusing wrestling match between gangly, padded pugilists.
Yet Arcade Fire can’t be compared to a traditional pugilist.
In a fashion befitting a former pugilist with 630 career NHL games and 1,382 penalty minutes, inspiration quickly turned into action.
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.
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.
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