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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Kilkenny cats, altercation, animosity, antagonism, arguing, argument, bad blood, bicker, bickering, blood feud, brawl, broil, cat-and-dog life, combat, competition, conflict, contention, contentiousness, contest, contestation, controversy, cut and thrust, debate, difference, disagreement, discord, disharmony, disputation, dispute, dissension, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, embroilment, enmity, feud, fight, fighting, fliting, fracas, friction, fuss, hard feelings, hatred, hostility, ill will, imbroglio, litigation, logomachy, open quarrel, paper war, polemic, quarrel, quarreling, quarrelsomeness, rivalry, scrapping, sharp words, slanging match, snarl, spat, squabble, squabbling, struggle, tiff, tussle, unfriendliness, vendetta, war, war of words, warfare, words, wrangle, wrangling
Dictionary Results for strife:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: lack of agreement or harmony [syn: discord, strife]
    2: bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Strife \Strife\, n. [OF. estrif. See Strive.]
   1. The act of striving; earnest endeavor. [Archaic] --Shak.
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   2. Exertion or contention for superiority; contest of
      emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts.
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            Doting about questions and strifes of words. --1
                                                  Tim. vi. 4.
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            Thus gods contended -- noble strife 
            Who most should ease the wants of life. --Congreve.
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   3. Altercation; violent contention; fight; battle.
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            Twenty of them fought in this black strife. --Shak.
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            These vows, thus granted, raised a strife above
            Betwixt the god of war and queen of love. --Dryden.
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   4. That which is contended against; occasion of contest.
      [Obs.] "Lamenting her unlucky strife." --Spenser.
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   Syn: Contest; struggle; quarrel. See Contention.
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