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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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.
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.
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