Definition of Altercations

1. Noun. (plural of altercation) ¹



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Definition of Altercations

1. altercation [n] - See also: altercation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Altercations

alterableness
alterables
alterably
alterant
alterants
alteration
alterations
alterative
alterative inflammation
alteratives
altercate
altercated
altercates
altercating
altercation
altercations (current term)
altercative
altercursive intubation
altered
altered self hypothesis
alteregoism
alterer
alterers
altering
alteriority
alterities
alterity
altern
alternacies
alternacy

Literary usage of Altercations

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"... signifies having a complaint against another. of both parties ; altercations arise mostly from pertinacious adherence to, and obstinate defence of, ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"... and after many altercations made on both fides, came to the following conclu./on. CHAP. LXXXI. — The Agreement made between the Admiral and Roldan w'ttb ..."

3. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1866)
"... the law forbids, in general terms, carrying any thing to them ; otherwise disputes and altercations would arise to which there would be no end. ..."

4. A Complete History of Connecticut, Civil and Ecclesiastical from the by Benjamin Trumbull (1818)
"altercations between that general court and the commissioners, and between that and the general courts of Connecticut and New-Haven. ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1854)
"... and some hot altercations arise amongst the Irish Members—Mr. Lawless moves to exempt Ireland—In the course of the debate which follows, great confusion ..."

6. An Introduction to the History of the Revolt of the American Colonies: Being by George Chalmers (1845)
"altercations between him and the Assembly. — The Salary Question. — Pemaquid. — The Queen's Requisitions. — Fortification of Boston Harbor. ..."

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