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Noun
A short, confused fight or struggle at close quarters
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“Soon, scuffles broke out, spears were thrown, and muskets discharged.”
Noun
An unorganized collection or mixture of various things
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Scuffle hoe
Verb
Engage in a short, confused fight or struggle at close quarters
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“Outside the hotel where the auction took place Tuesday, several protesters scuffled with security guards when they tried to push into the ballroom to block the sales.”
Verb
To move heavily or clumsily
“She scuffled along in shoes that were much too large for her.”
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To try to cope with
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To engage in a contest
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Struggle or compete with others for something in an eager or uncontrolled and undignified way
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Take part in a violent public disturbance
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To engage in competition to attain (a position of power)
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