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feud

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfeudfeud1 /fjuːd/ noun [countable]  ARGUEan angry and often violent quarrel between two people or groups that continues for a long timefeud over a bitter feud over territoryfeud with/between a feud between rival drug organizationssee thesaurus at argument
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feudThe offence was the result of a bitter feud between Black and a Walsall forward.The bitter feud between California Gov.After fifteen years he was still pursuing his feud against his master-mason, unwilling to let even his bones rest.He has been accused of letting personal feuds affect his judgement.The referee had earlier issued four warnings and with players involved in their private feuds there was little constructive rugby.The game also allowed the long-running feud between Limpar and Derby midfield player Mark Pembridge to continue.In conference sessions throughout the late 1980s, a civilized but spirited feud played out between these two camps.That feud is a lot of nonsense.At large, Billy the Kid moved beyond the confines of the feud to more general shootings and stock thefts.The feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys raged for 20 years.feud with/betweenWar and isolation have proved an ideal breeding ground for corruption and feuding between rival political clans.A glimpse behind the scenes is afforded by the billowing feud between Forbes and Fortune.The offence was the result of a bitter feud between Black and a Walsall forward.But none the less the distinction is as real as the enduring feud between Capulets and Montagues in Romeo and Juliet.Several companies became involved in feuds with Microsoft.It brings to mind the ludicrous feud between Liam Gallagher and Robbie Williams, who need their silly heads knocking together.One teacher said feuding between girls was directly linked to tensions from home.The feuding between ministers during the revivals had robbed them of some prestige and had confused people who were looking for stability.
feudfeud2 verb [intransitive]  ARGUEto continue quarrelling for a long time, often in a violent wayfeud (with somebody) over something The neighboring states are feuding over the rights to the river.→ See Verb table
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feudFor example, a committee or board you head is making no progress because members are feuding.The coalition, ranging from soft-left to hard-right, has stuck together despite constant feuding.With this knowledge goes one of the previously existing impediments to ethnic feuding.The reason for the affray is unclear, though a police spokesman played down any suggestion of feuding between criminal gangs.One teacher said feuding between girls was directly linked to tensions from home.The feuding between ministers during the revivals had robbed them of some prestige and had confused people who were looking for stability.War and isolation have proved an ideal breeding ground for corruption and feuding between rival political clans.feud (with somebody) over somethingActs betraying one's honour can be redeemed by extended families through the often bloody reciprocity of feuds.Turkey and Greece have long been feuding over the island of Cyprus.
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Verb table
feud
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfeud
he, she, itfeuds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfeuded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave feuded
he, she, ithas feuded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad feuded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill feud
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have feuded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam feuding
he, she, itis feuding
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you, we, theyare feuding
Past
I, he, she, itwas feuding
you, we, theywere feuding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been feuding
he, she, ithas been feuding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been feuding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be feuding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been feuding
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