Part of speech:
(Music) To play very fast (especially guitar solos in rock and metal genres).
To reduce to tatters; make ragged
The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
Ravel is to tangle, or to complicate something like a question or situation.
The fighting of two or more persons, in a public place, to the terror of others.
The definition of a brawl is a fight or an argument, especially a noisy or violent one.
A noisy or violent quarrel; brawl
A disorganized fight in which many take part; brawl
Wild or violent disorder, confusion, or disturbance; tumult; uproar
A street with a line of buildings on either side, specif. one with occupants or establishments of a specified kind
A riotous disturbance; a noisy quarrel.
Confusion; agitation; disturbance
The definition of a fracas is a noisy disturbance, fight or argument.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
To be antagonistic, incompatible, or contradictory; be in opposition; clash
To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
To become worn away along the edges.
A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
To warn of approaching danger
To attack violently, as with blows or military force; assault.
(Intransitive) To join in battle; to contend in fight; as, to battle over theories.
Combat means to fight or struggle.
To contest is to dispute or fight for something.
To strive or contend about; to contest.
To carry on a feud; quarrel
To give way to or show panic
Scuffle is defined as to struggle or fight in a hurried or confused way.
To take part in a skirmish
(Informal) To engage in a spat, or quarrel
(--- Physics) To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
To cause to fail or become ruined or unfulfilled:
A state of agreement or orderly arrangement according to color, size, shape, etc.
Inner contentment; serenity:
The definition of a disturbance is an interruption of what should be going on, or a bothersome intrusion.
The definition of a ruffle is a pleating or gathering of fabric, or an annoyance.
To move (an object or objects) firmly along a surface, especially repeatedly:
To ornament with a fret
To rub or scrape the skin lightly, as with the fingernails, to relieve itching, etc.
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