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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
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.