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fought

verb
past tense of fight

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1 to oppose (someone) in physical conflict
  • a proud people who have fiercely fought all invaders of their homeland

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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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5 to refuse to give in to
  • I tried to fight the temptation to eat another cookie—and lost

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“Fought.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fought. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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