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quarrel

Synonyms and Antonyms of quarrel

an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions
  • A loud quarrel erupted at the next table over.
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quarrel, wrangle, altercation, squabble mean a noisy dispute usually marked by anger. quarrel implies heated verbal contention, stressing strained or severed relations which may persist beyond the contention.
    • a quarrel nearly destroyed the relationship
wrangle suggests undignified and often futile disputation with a noisy insistence on differing opinions.
    • wrangle interminably about small issues
altercation implies fighting with words as the chief weapon, although it may also connote blows.
    • a loud public altercation
squabble stresses childish and unseemly dispute over petty matters, but it need not imply bitterness or anger.
    • a brief squabble over what to do next

quarrel

Synonyms and Antonyms of quarrel

to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • The coach and the referee quarreled about whether the ball was in bounds.
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Phrases Synonymous with quarrel

bandy words, butt heads, lock horns, mix it up

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