affray, altercation, fracas(noun)
Warm contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy; wrangle; wordy contest.
Origin: 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.
There was an altercation and shots were exchanged.
I could see [an altercation] brewing up, that’s the reason I got my phone out, ready to film it.
Officers were unable to determine the primary aggressor of the altercation, so both parties were charged with battery.
It started with girls just talking about her, to exchanging words back and forth, to actually the physical altercation.
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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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