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fighting

adjective

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fighting

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fighting

verb
present participle of fight

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2 to strive to reduce or eliminate
  • a civil rights leader who dedicated his life to fighting prejudice

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3 to engage in a contest
  • everyone on that street seems to be fighting to see who can create the gaudiest holiday lighting display

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4 to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • if you kids continue to fight, I'm turning this car around and we're heading back home!

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The first known use of fighting was in the 14th century

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“Fighting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fighting. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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