One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Hugh was a fighting man’
violent, combative, aggressive, pugnacious, truculent, belligerent, bellicose, disputatious, antagonistic, argumentative, hawkish
1‘more than 200 were injured in the fighting’
violence, hostilities, conflict, combat
warfare, war, battles, skirmishing, affray, rioting
bloodshed, slaughter, slaying, killing, carnage, butchery, massacre, murder, bloodletting
‘I should be fighting fit at the start of next season’
fit, healthy, well, in good health
in good shape, in shape, in good trim, in trim, in good condition, in tip-top condition, in fine fettle, as fit as a fiddle, as fit as a flea, as strong as an ox
strong, robust, hale and hearty, sturdy, hardy, stalwart, lusty, vigorous, sound
athletic, muscular, strapping, tough, powerful, rugged
right as rain, husky, ripped, shredded
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