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falling-out

[faw-ling-out]
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noun, plural fall·ings-out, fall·ing-outs.
  1. a quarrel or estrangement between persons formerly in close association with one another.
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Origin of falling-out

1560–70; nominalization of verb phrase fall out; see -ing1
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Related Words for falling-out

tiff, run-in, altercation, spat, argument, bicker, brawl, clash, contention, disagreement, dispute, exchange, feud, fight, fracas, friction, fuss, misunderstanding, quarrel, row

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