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Work that thesaurus!
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Author:  J Kaufman [ Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:01 pm ]
Post subject:  Work that thesaurus!

When row, fight, clash, tiff, battle, argument, contest, quarrel, affray, confrontation, dustup, spat, war, conflict and family feud won't do:

Legal stoush after man wins lotto and dies [The West Australian]

Author:  GBaker [ Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:42 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Work that thesaurus!

Stoush is an Australia-NZ slang word for 'fight'. I hate it, but it is commonly used in newspapers round this part of the world.

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