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pugilists

noun
plural of pugilist

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one that engages in the sport of fighting with the fists
  • 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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“Pugilists.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pugilists. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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