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skirmishes

noun
plural of skirmish

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1 a brief clash between enemies or rivals
  • the candidates' 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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skirmishes

verb
present tense third-person singular of skirmish

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“Skirmishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skirmishes. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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