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  1. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumbleadjective

    disorderly fighting

    Synonyms:
    scramble, dogfight, fuss, trouble, scuffle hoe, hassle, bother, scuffle, tussle

    Antonyms:
    orderly

  2. rough-and-tumble, bare-knuckle, bare-knuckledadjective

    characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules

    "a rough-and-tumble fight"; "rough-and-tumble politics"; "undisguised bare-knuckle capitalism"

    Synonyms:
    bare-knuckle, bare-knuckled

    Antonyms:
    orderly

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  1. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen:

    It seems a little more antagonistic, so that part has changed a little bit, but it's not like this was' Leave it to Beaver,'' Mayberry R.F.D.,'' The Donna Reed Show,' it was never a Pollyanna, Mary Poppins place. It was always rough and tumble politics.

  2. Donna Orender:

    I think that what we wanted was to give the girls the chance to get a step up on us, that they would be able to have insights and learnings and connections that we didn't have at their age that would enable them to navigate a world that is pretty rough and tumble and tricky but full of positives and possibles, we don't want them to have to say' I wish I would have known,'.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The Kentuky( sic) Derby decision was not a good one, it was a rough and tumble race on a wet and sloppy track, actually, a beautiful thing to watch. Only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur. The best horse did NOT win the Kentucky Derby - not even close !

  4. Tom Bernard:

    He was a great manager, but it was a rough and tumble environment and he liked to throw a piece of meat in a cage and see who got it.

  5. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    In the rough and tumble of elections, you get stuff said, questions asked, i think it is right that candidates for some of the most important offices in Britain do get scrutinised about their past associations.


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  • потасо́вка, дра́ка, ку́ча мала́, сва́лкаRussian

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