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altercation
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
a noisy argument, confrontation, or fight
  • For example, three of the men, throughout their lives, had been frequently involved in fights which were not ordinary altercations, and which would have become homicidal assaults if not stopped by others.
    4 — The Corner (53% in)

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