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come out swinging

Definitions

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  • v. To initiate an encounter or interaction by behaving in an unrestrainedly aggressive, confrontational, or accusatory manner.
  • v. To display spunk and strength of character, especially when rising above or when fighting back against trouble or adversity.

Etymologies

An allusion to the behavior of a boxer who immediately begins a boxing match or a round of a match by aggressively throwing punches in an unrestrained manner. (Wiktionary)

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