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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.


Synonymsscuffle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)contend, fight, struggle

2. tussle (contact) make messy or untidy


SamplesThe child mussed up my hair.


Synonymsmuss


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


Broader (hypernym)disarrange









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