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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to move clumsily or ploddingly
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Present participle for to engage in a competition or contest
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Present participle for take part in a violent public disturbance
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A state of unrest or disorder, usually between opposing factions
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“And to photograph the dovecote full of multicolored pigeons, all billing, cooing, and scuffling.”
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