Definition of altercation:
argument, study atquarrel, disturbance, affray, dispute, fight, rhubarb, controversy, word, difficulty, wrangle, fracas, polemic, bicker, fray, run-in, quarrel, tangle, tiff, argument, spat, debate, fight, ruffle, dispute, quarrel.
conflict (part of speech: noun)
- "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- "The Man Upstairs and Other Stories", P. G. Wodehouse.
- "The Return of Tarzan", Edgar Rice Burroughs.