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Synonyms for tussle
ˈtʌs əltus·sle

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    disorderly fighting

    scramble, dogfight, fuss, trouble, scuffle hoe, hassle, rough-and-tumble, bother, scuffle

  2. scuffle, tussleverb

    fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

    "the drunken men started to scuffle"

    scuffle, muss, shamble, shuffle

  3. muss, tussleverb

    make messy or untidy

    "the child mussed up my hair"

    scuffle, muss

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tusslenoun

    [Colloquial.] scuffle, struggle, conflict

  2. tussleverb

    [Colloquial.] scuttle, struggle, contend

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tusslenoun

    struggle, contest, scuffle, conflict

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  1. Gwen Nichols:

    It was like a tussle type of thing, like, you know, like, 'What do you want?' or 'What did I do?' type of thing, i didn't hear Mr. Slager saying: 'Stop!'.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The couple who invites the third person or an institution to mediate in their internal tussle has not learnt any lesson from the 'A monkey and two cats' story.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A fringe minority of ordinary population put on slightly mask over mouth only at times on roads for fear of undue penalty or unnecessary tussle with the marshal, but the majority of people wear the face mask most of the time for fear of non-existent virus as their head is empty that easily believed fake news & forged stories spread 24x7 hours from all corners and channels

  4. Ash Barty:

    This is incredible, i felt like it was a great tussle and I had to play my best to get over the line.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Go to heaven for the love and hell for the tussle and hassle.

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