- infighter, noun
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How to use infighting in a sentence
He soon realized, however, that the billion-dollar enterprise was characterized more by infighting and shifting goals than by breakthrough science.How big science failed to unlock the mysteries of the human brain | Emily Mullin | August 25, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Other major bills, such as those dealing with voting rights and policing, have become bogged down in partisan infighting.
Despite years of infighting, viral clips of tense exchanges and subsequent tweets defending her stances, McCain co-hosted the daytime talk show for four seasons before announcing she would hang up her hat.Meghan McCain to exit ‘The View’ after tumultuous four-season run | Sonia Rao | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
The New York Times missed out on a potentially lucrative deal to adapt its reporting on the GameStop stock-market drama into a feature film, thanks to infighting between the paper and one of its high-profile business reporters.How Infighting Killed the NY Times’ Chance at a GameStop Movie Deal | Lachlan Cartwright, Maxwell Tani | June 17, 2021 | The Daily Beast
It also succumbed to the atomization and political infighting so endemic to the social movements of the era.Covid-19 has made housework more visible, but it still isn’t valued | Kevin Sapere | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Meanwhile, major rebel forces in the north have been engaged in serious infighting over the past week.
The best men in the revolution have already died, and it has spiraled down to a lot of infighting.‘Point and Shoot’ Captures the Birth of a Warrior on Film | Lloyd Grove | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Certainly there was bitter infighting inside the administration back then.
Quite apart from all that infighting, the fact is a confrontation with Israel at this time suits neither Hezbollah nor Tehran.
But infighting between the Texas groups is an even bigger threat.
He kept close to Carpentier during the rest of the fight and wore him down with body blows during the infighting.Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun
She felt a sense of righteous pride infighting her way to the church through the first storm of the winter.The Foolish Virgin | Thomas Dixon
The Apaches' bows were little use for infighting, but they had their knives.The Defiant Agents | Andre Alice Norton
He had her in a mad, palpitant chancery but Verbeena put up some great infighting.The Shriek | Charles Somerville
infighting, in′fīt-ing, n. boxing at close quarters when blows from the shoulder cannot be given.
British Dictionary definitions for infighting
boxing combat at close quarters in which proper blows are inhibited and the fighters try to wear down each other's strength
intense competition, as between members of the same organization, esp when kept secret from outsiders
- infighter, noun
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