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feud

feud

 
pronunciation:
fyud
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deep, long-lasting hostility, esp. between families or other related groups, and sometimes with outbreaks of violence.
No one remembers how the feud started, but the two brothers haven't spoken to each other in years.
synonyms:
blood feud, vendetta
similar words:
animosity, antagonism, bad blood, enmity, hostility, ill will
definition 2: a quarrel or argument.
A feud broke out among the workers in connection with the proposed strike.
synonyms:
altercation, argument, contention, disagreement, dispute, dissension, falling-out, fight, quarrel, row, strife
similar words:
clash, conflict, discord, squabble
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: feuded, feuding, feuds
definition: to carry on a feud.
The two families have been feuding for fifty years.
synonyms:
altercate, argue, contend, disagree, dispute, fight, quarrel
similar words:
clash, conflict, dissent, squabble
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