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  • v. Present participle of fistfight.


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  • There's no doubt Sting's yoga bod and brooding good looks (especially that smoldering semi-scowl, honed in magazine photo shoots over the decades) have contributed to his rep as the enigmatic hitmaker who left his fistfighting Police days behind to pursue a fantastical family life in the English countryside -- all while working tirelessly on a songbook of technically-complex but otherwise breezy adult-format radio tunes.

    Kristi York Wooten: Sting's Symphonicity Tour is Coming to the Met (and Docking in a Town Near You, Too).

  • That's the place where every spring, tens of thousands of promising young neuroscience Ph.D. candidates converge for an all-day outdoor bacchanal of competitive drinking, portable-toilet racing and men's and ladies 'fistfighting that culminates in a signature event, "late afternoon involuntary sleeping."

    LeBron's Gone? We Don't Mind

  • In any case, the common law has long distinguished between activities with social utility (medicine, sport) and those without (sadomasochism, fistfighting).

    Impossible Consent

  • They drank hard and liked killing and fistfighting and knife-fighting and executing people they deemed criminals or enemies.


  • Loud voices behind us turned me around as two men went at it, fistfighting, turning over two tables until two large bouncers grabbed them and shoved them outside.


  • Old women fistfighting over electronic games for their grandchildren.

    The Madness of Saint Nick

  • Republicans and Democrats are all but fistfighting on this Friday.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2009

  • Cattiness is forgiveable in a woman, but it's just extra ugly in a man, just like excessive fistfighting and machoness is extra ugly when done by a woman.

    Do Original Art Sales Negatively Affect Storytelling? | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Again, the violence in Popeye cartoons is a bit different, as a lot of it is really just broad slapstick fistfighting that you could find in live-action comedies too.

    How Tom & Jerry Changed Cartoons

  • The stereotype of the raw, hard-living, bourbon-swilling, fistfighting, cash-tossing, damn-the-torpedoes Texas oil millionaire did not exist before Glenn McCarthy rocketed into the national imagination in the late 1940s.

    The Man Who Was Texas


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