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a situation in which one country attacks another
extreme violence, especially when it is deliberately cruel
a situation in which people are killed or injured, especially during fighting
a period of fighting in which a lot of people are killed or injured
a situation in which many people are killed and injured in fighting
used as a way of referring to violence and death
fighting, violence, or bad behaviour
exciting action, including violence
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a large silver cup or similar object given as a prize to the winner of a competition, especially...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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Free thesaurus definition of situations involving fighting and violence from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.