Brooke Astor had lived for more than a century—a century marked by progress and strife.
Imperious despot, insolent in strife, Lover of ruin, enemy of life!
Animals have a way of tapping into human emotions and strife as well.
History records internal Jewish strife to match and challenge the violence of the Judean war against the Seleucids.
It took a decade of tumult and strife, but in the end: they did.
The strife is still pending, and who shall say when it will end?
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
The khan, however, did not deign to interfere in a strife which caused him no trouble.
In it we do not know the evil passions which ambition and strife are said to arouse.
Ellen's resolution gave way: two hours before her aunt's arrival she quitted that dwelling of strife for ever.
early 13c., from Old French estrif, variant of estrit "quarrel, dispute, impetuosity," probably from Frankish *strid, from Proto-Germanic *strido- "strife, combat" (cf. Old High German strit "quarrel, dispute"), related to Old High German stritan "to fight;" see stride.