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fracas
used in The Magic Mountain

3 uses
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Definition
noisy quarrel
  • And it may be hard to believe, but the next hour was consumed by the inexhaustible intellectual fracas that grew out of Herr Settembrini's harmless, though flamboyant remarks.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (51% in)
  • So you see the fracases a fellow is constantly getting involved in, even when he would much rather keep quiet and go his pure and spotless way.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (6% in)
  • It was a Polish affair, a fracas of honor, which arose in the bosom of the Polish contingent that had recently found its way to the Berghof, a little colony that now occupied the Good Russian table.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (15% in)

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