Synonyms of 'ruck'
There'll be a huge ruck with the cops.
The battle lasted several years.
He got a bloody nose in a fight.
The National Security Council has met to discuss ways of preventing a military conflict.
There are reports of clashes between militants and the security forces in the city.
a bit of a set-to between Smith and his record company
They were arrested after a chance encounter with security forces near the border.
He has never been one to avoid a scrap.
Today he entered the fray on the side of the moderates.
He had been in a street brawl.
Border skirmishes are common.
The referee booked him for a tussle with the goalie.
Violent scuffles broke out.
It finished up a shambolic free-for-all.
Several people were injured in the ensuing fracas.
affray (law), ,
He caused an affray at a pub.
exchange of blows,
melee or mêlée, ,
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in the sense of affray
a noisy fight in a public placeHe caused an affray at a pub.
in the sense of brawl
a loud disagreement or fightHe had been in a street brawl.
punch-up (British, informal),
biffo (Australian, slang),
melee or mêlée
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Thesaurus for ruck from the Collins English Thesaurus
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