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tussles

noun
plural of tussle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups
  • a small tussle on the basketball court was quickly broken up

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tussles

verb
present tense third-person singular of tussle

Synonyms of tussles (Entry 2 of 2)

to seize and attempt to unbalance one another for the purpose of achieving physical mastery
  • puppies tussling with one another, rolling over and over on the carpet

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“Tussles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tussles. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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