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English noun: tussle

1. tussle (act) disorderly fighting

Synonymsdogfight, hassle, rough-and-tumble, scuffle

Broader (hypernym)combat, fight, fighting, scrap

English verb: tussle

1. tussle (contact) fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

SamplesThe drunken men started to scuffle.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)contend, fight, struggle

2. tussle (contact) make messy or untidy

SamplesThe child mussed up my hair.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)disarrange

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