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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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altercation
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • He was a few paces away from them when suddenly the group broke up and two of the men were in violent altercation.
  • The old man whom he had followed was standing at the bar, having some kind of altercation with the barman, a large, stout, hook-nosed young man with enormous forearms.

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  • The physical altercation between opposing players led to suspensions on both sides.
  • As the Americans were waiting to move on, an altercation broke out in their rear-most rank.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five

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