conflict

Part of speech: verb

To come into collision; be in mutual opposition; contend.

Part of speech: noun

A contest; strife.

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Usage examples "conflict":

  1. The lives of most of them are passed in constant conflict. - "The Human Side of Animals", Royal Dixon.
  2. Hence, they never came into fierce personal conflict with Him. - "The Getting of Wisdom", Henry Handel Richardson.
  3. Throughout the world the emotions of men and women were being quickened to a pace set by a mighty conflict. - "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey.