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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tussle.

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Examples

  • According to the early AP article, Edwards and Clinton "tussled" about lobbyists, a fight that was the highlight of the YearlyKos debate, escalated at the AFL-CIO debate, and has remained a theme since.

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  • Gaymon was unarmed but police have said but he "tussled" with the detective who was trying to arrest him.

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  • DeFarra Gaymon was shot once in the chest last Friday after he 'tussled' with an undercover police detective in Newark's Branch Brook Park, but it is not know why he was shot or exactly what happened.

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  • Gaymon was unarmed when he and the detective "tussled," according to police.

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  • Gamon was unarmed when he and the detective "tussled," according to police.

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  • Officials say the detective, whose name has not been released, was investigating reports of sexual activity in Newark's Branch Brook Park when he "tussled" with Defarra Gaymon around 6 p.m. Friday.

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  • Second, he shouldn't have "tussled" with the officer.

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  • The Post said Kellermann and other Freddie officials "tussled" with the Federal Housing Finance Agency early last month as the company prepared to file a quarterly report with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  • Similarly, when I read that someone's hair is "tussled," I can never be really sure whether it's a simple misspelling of tousled (rumpled) or a clever play on to tussle or fight - a coiffure that's been roughed up, you might say.

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  • His hair had been tussled, wild about his head and his hands had shaken.

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