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pugilism
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  • Mrs. Penniman, however, in spite of her pugilism, was a good deal frightened, and she took counsel of her fears.
  • I call it pugilism.

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  • I guess my dad considered it a matter of time before one of us was faced with a low-flying pugilist and either hurt someone badly or got badly hurt himself.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Here, to his great amazement, he was stopped by Joe’s suddenly working round him with every demonstration of a fell pugilistic purpose.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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