Synonyms for sparring

Synonyms for (noun) sparring

Synonyms: spar, sparring

Definition: making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer

Similar words: pugilism, boxing, fisticuffs

Definition: fighting with the fists

Synonyms: sparring

Definition: an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage

Similar words: arguing, argument, tilt, disceptation, disputation, contention, contestation, controversy

Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Usage: they were involved in a violent argument

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