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as in skirmish
a brief clash between enemies or rivals survived an encounter with the school bully at the local park

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“Encounter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encounter. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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