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  • n. struggling, conflict, strife

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A struggling; a contention.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A struggling against or with something, or a resisting; contest; struggle; opposition.
  • n. An agitation or disturbance of the particles of a substance.


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  • (Archaic) A wrestling or struggling together; strife, conflict, opposition.

    October 20, 2008