in-fighter

infighting

[in-fahy-ting]
noun
1.
fighting at close range.
2.
fighting between rivals, people closely associated, members of a group, etc.; internecine contention.
3.
free-for-all fighting.

Origin:
1810–20; in-1 + fighting

infighter, noun
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infighting (ˈɪnˌfaɪtɪŋ)
 
n
1.  boxing combat at close quarters in which proper blows are inhibited and the fighters try to wear down each other's strength
2.  intense competition, as between members of the same organization, esp when kept secret from outsiders
 
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