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strife

strife

pronunciation:
straIf
part of speech: noun
definition 1: conflict or enmity, usu. intense and often violent.
Life with this abusive man was one of constant strife.
synonyms:
antagonism, conflict, discord, dissension, enmity, hostility
antonyms:
accord, unity
definition 2: contention or clash, as in combat; fight.
It looked as is there would be no end to the strife between the opposing groups.
synonyms:
clash, conflict, contention, fight, struggle
similar words:
feud, fray