war of words
Definition of war of words
: an argument in which people or groups criticize and disagree with each other publicly and repeatedly for usually a long time Rival groups have engaged in a war of words over the new law.
Word by Word Definitions
: a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations
: a period of such armed conflict
: state of war
: to be in active or vigorous conflict
: to engage in warfare
: worst, overcome
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