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contend, vie, compete
v. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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altercate, argufy, scrap, dispute, quarrel
v. have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
repugn, contend, contest
v. to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
fight down, fight back, defend, oppose, fight
v. fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
combat, battle
v. battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget"
wrestle
v. combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force; "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority"
war
v. make or wage war
wrestle
v. engage in a wrestling match; "The children wrestled in the garden"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

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jockey for, compete for
v. an advantage or a position

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