Fight  

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Negroes Fighting in a Tunnel at Night (1882) by Paul Bilhaud, here shown in the 1887 version appropriated by Alphonse Allais as published in Album primo-avrilesque (April fool-ish Album)
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Negroes Fighting in a Tunnel at Night (1882) by Paul Bilhaud, here shown in the 1887 version appropriated by Alphonse Allais as published in Album primo-avrilesque (April fool-ish Album)
Pollice Verso (1872) by Jean-Léon Gérôme
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Pollice Verso (1872) by Jean-Léon Gérôme
Dempsey and Firpo (1924) by George Bellows
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Dempsey and Firpo (1924) by George Bellows

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
  1. To contend in physical conflict, either singly or in war, battle etc.
    • The two boxers have been fighting for more than half an hour.
    • A wounded animal will fight like a maniac.
  2. To strive for; to campaign or contend for success.
    • He fought for the Democrats in the last election.
  3. To conduct or engage in (battle, warfare etc.).
    • The battle was fought just over that hill.
  4. To engage in combat with; to oppose physically, to contest with.
    • My grandfather fought the Nazis in the Second World War.
  5. To try to overpower; to fiercely counteract.
    • The government pledged to fight corruption.

See also

See mayhem, violence, Fight Club, fight-or-flight response, Fight the Power




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