Definition of brawl :
1. A noisy quarrel; loud, angry contention; a wrangle; a tumult; as, a drunken brawl.
2. To complain loudly; to scold.
3. To make a loud confused noise, as the water of a rapid stream running over stones.
4. To quarrel noisily and outrageously.
conflict (part of speech: verb)
enmity, squabble, contention, tension, difference, blast, hubbub, raucousness, collide, squall, riot, disagreement, clash, row, spar, disharmony, dissent, antipathy, clamor, antagonism, friction, harshness, feud, differ, antagonize, hostility, strife, warfare, altercate, collision, altercation, contend, discordancy, hassle, discord, animosity, bicker, dissension, conflict, disagree, dissidence, imbroglio, dissonance, cacophony
violence (part of speech: noun)
ferocity, insurrection, brutality, vandalism, commotion, frenzy, atrocity, outrage, broil, wildness, abuse, fracas, attack, barbarity, vehemence, thuggery, fierceness, violence, inhumanity, savagery, fight, terrorism, fury, assault, destructiveness, brutishness, torture, turmoil, rage, intensity, uproar
contend (part of speech: verb)
- A bullet in a saloon brawl put an end to the cattle king, and now his home was a wreck of its former glory. - "Riders of the Silences", Max Brand.
- He frequently blew upon the burning spot in his flesh, over which a bit of cloth was wrapped, but curiosity concerning the result of this entertaining brawl was stronger than the wish to have it bandaged and healed. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- And so Baron Brawl found, when on entering her drawing- room he told her that the fame of her charms had reached his ears, and that he was delighted to have an opportunity of making her acquaintance. - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.