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  • n. pugilism, boxing


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  • I desperately hope that the political pugilistics don't preclude the ultimate dream ticket from forming: Hillary for Prez with Obama by her side as Vice, biding his time and gaining experience and strength to keep the Dems going in '16!!

    Obama Keeps Hitting Hillary, Suggests Her Approach Is "Bush-Cheney Lite"

  • I have some boxing wraps from a brief and ill-conceived spate of pugilistics, and these work great.

    Nunc Scio » Blog Archive » My road to 100 push ups: Week 6

  • All Big Powers and would be Big Powers engaged in the pugilistics of self-positioning.

    Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

  • "Mr. Billett does not seem quite to appreciate exactly how much your timely pugilistics did for him," she observed.

    Young People's Pride

  • All the denominations were more or less afflicted with this controversial malady; and I will venture to say that in Kentucky and Ohio and other new regions, the Presbyterians were often a fair match for their Methodist neighbors in these theological pugilistics.

    Recollections of a Long Life

  • The Professional Boxing Federation of Russia has officially announced the cream of the Russian pugilistics in 2009.

    Boxing News

  • His latest salvo is novel, however, in that it's a freaking third-party motion in the courtroom pugilistics involving Blizzard and MDY Industries.


  • I can remember the amazement of a companion older than myself, who had been in the habit of bullying me freely, until one day he went too far and I took him by the collar and shook and swung him till he was dizzy and begged for mercy, for of downright pugilistics I knew nothing, and a deliberate blow in the face with my fist in cold blood was a measure too brutal to enter into my mind.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • It was like they couldn’t help themselves, that the very day was one not for football pugilistics, but for real ones.

    outfoxed Diary Entry


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