fighting

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fan of bull fighting aficionado
United States Air Force defense laboratory responsible for discovering and developing and integrating fighting technologies for aerospace forces AFRL , Air Force Research Laboratory
siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico Alamo
infection-fighting protein antibody
wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II Ardennes
any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting arm , weapon , weapon system
military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles armor , armour
close fighting during the culmination of a military attack assault
battle in World War I (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the German offensive was stopped battle of Verdun , Verdun
battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others battle of Ypres , first battle of Ypres , Ypres
someone who fights (or is fighting) battler , belligerent , combatant , fighter , scrapper
fighting; acts of overt warfare belligerency , hostilities
legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century; he slays a monster and becomes king but dies fighting a dragon Beowulf
one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury berserk , berserker
fighting with the fists boxing , fisticuffs , pugilism
hand-to-hand fighting at close quarters close-quarter fighting
match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs cockfight
act of fighting; any contest or struggle combat , fight , fighting , scrap
fighting with knives cut-and-thrust , knife fight , snickersnee
French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655) Cyrano de Bergerac , Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac
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