affray, altercation, fracas(noun)
Warm contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy; wrangle; wordy contest.
Etymology: From altercation, from altercatio.
warm contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy; wrangle; wordy contest
The numerical value of altercation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of altercation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of altercation in a Sentence
There was an altercation of some kind.
Our initial information is that flight attendants swiftly coordinated with pilots on the flight deck to get the aircraft on the ground safely and quickly after a physical altercation by one passenger against another.
They had agreed to settle it, nothing besides that was said, even leading up to the altercation. They both took their shirts off and appeared like they were going to fight.
The investigation revealed that the accused and his wife were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated physically, the wife was able to contact police; however, before officers could arrive, she was allegedly shot and killed by the accused.
To date none of the more than 650 interviews completed, locations searched, or evidence collected and analyzed have produced evidence that would support the existence of a scuffle, altercation, or attack on November 18, 2017.
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- disputa, altercadoSpanish
- sanasota, tappelu, riita, jupakka, kiistaFinnish
- dispute, altercationFrench
- deila, orðasenna, orðakast, orðaskak, bræta, orðahnippingar, rifrildiIcelandic
- diatriba, discussione, disputa, alterco, litigio, diverbioItalian
- woordenwisseling, dispuutDutch
- ссо́ра, разбо́рка, ди́спут, перебра́нка, спорRussian
- verbalni, nesporazum, sukob, sporSerbo-Croatian
- gräl, ordväxlingSwedish
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