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Synonyms for affray
əˈfreɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affray, altercation, fracas(noun)

    noisy quarrel

    Synonyms:
    altercation, ruffle, fray, disturbance, fracas

  2. affray, disturbance, fray, ruffle(noun)

    a noisy fight

    Synonyms:
    commotion, mental disturbance, hurly burly, disturbance, mental disorder, interference, ruff, folie, upset, flounce, flutter, choker, to-do, psychological disorder, perturbation, furbelow, kerfuffle, fracas, frill, hoo-ha, disruption, altercation, ruffle, fray, noise, neck ruff, hoo-hah

Wiktionary

  1. affray(noun)

    Synonyms:
    brawl, alarm, fright, terror, fray

  2. affray(noun)

    To startle from quiet; to alarm.

    Synonyms:
    alarm, fright, fray, brawl, terror

  3. affray(noun)

    To frighten; to scare; to frighten away.

    Synonyms:
    fray, terror, alarm, fright, brawl

  4. affray(noun)

    The fighting of two or more persons, in a public place, to the terror of others.

    The affray in the busy marketplace caused great terror and disorder.

    Synonyms:
    terror, brawl, fright, fray, alarm

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. affray

    A feud is enmity between families, clans, or parties, with acts of hostility mutually retaliated and avenged; feud is rarely used of individuals, never of nations. While all the other words of the group may refer to that which is transient, a feud is long-enduring, and often hereditary. Dissension is used of a number of persons, of a party or other organization. Bitterness is in feeling only; enmity and hostility involve will and purpose to oppose or injure. A quarrel is in word or act, or both, and is commonly slight and transient, as we speak of childish quarrels; contention and strife may be in word or deed; contest ordinarily involves some form of action. Contest is often used in a good sense, contention and strife very rarely so. Controversy is commonly in words; strife extends from verbal controversy to the contests of armies. Affray, brawl, and broil, like quarrel, are words of inferior dignity. An affray or broil may arise at a street corner; the affray always involves physical force; the brawl or broil may be confined to violent language.

    Synonyms:
    animosity, bitterness, brawl, broil, contention, contest, controversy, dispute, dissension, enmity, feud, fray, hostility, quarrel, strife

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. affray

    Synonyms:
    broil, tumult, brawl, melee, fracas, disturbance, uproar, quarrel, strife, wrangle, altercation

    Antonyms:
    order, tranquillity, pacification, dispersion, quelling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. affray(n.)

    Synonyms:
    brawl (in a public place), quarrel, feud, squabble, wrangle, contest, altercation, strife, row, fray, broil, fight, MÉLÉE, tumult, disturbance, outbreak, RUMPUS, breach of the peace

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