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skirmish

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1 a brief clash between enemies or rivals

  • the candidatesʼ first debate was only a skirmish in a very long campaign
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2 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups

  • throughout the week of the convention, police engaged in skirmishes with some of the demonstrators
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