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Adjective

fighting

  1. engaged in war or other conflict
  2. apt to provoke a fight
    • 1925 April 11, "Books", in The New Yorker, page 26,
      It seems like a fighting insult, but he explains.
    • 1947, Hold That Lion! (film),
      Them's fighting words in my country!
    • 2003, Marjorie Kelly, The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ISBN 1576752372, page xi,
      Those are fighting words, of course, and the people who presently hold the high ground of economic power in society will not be amused.

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Verb

fighting

  1. Present participle of fight.

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