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skirmish, encounter, clash, brush
n. a minor short-term fight

Verbs (1)

v. engage in a skirmish

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Fuzzynyms (22)

n. a boxing or wrestling match; "the fight was on television last night"
engagement, fight, conflict, battle
n. a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
battle, struggle, conflict
n. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
n. a struggle between rivals
involution, involvement, participation, engagement
n. the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
affray, fracas, altercation
n. noisy quarrel
n. a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
antagonism, enmity, hostility
n. a state of deep-seated ill-will
state of war, war
n. a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply; "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"

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