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used in David Copperfield

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a noisy argument, confrontation, or fight
  • There was a little altercation between her and Steerforth about a cast of the dice at back gammon — when I thought her, for one moment, in a storm of rage; and then I saw it start forth like the old writing on the wall.
    Chapters 19-21 (50% in)

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