argumentative, wrestling, conflict, fencing, engagement, pugnacious, boxing, contentious, resolute, determined, up in arms, fight, ready to fight, warlike, warring, rubbish, tilting, chip, quarrelsome, bit, at the point of the bayonet, at war, under arms, sparring, like cats and dogs, belligerent, disputatious, in the thick of the fray, jousting, competitiveness, armed combat, skirmishing, fleck, bellicose, flake, battle, militant, scrap, ripe for a fight, striving, trash, contending, angry, combat
attacking (part of speech: verb)
battering, lashing, invading, pounding, harrying, scorching, flaying, raiding, lunging, savaging, storming, combating, trouncing, scathing, assailing, rioting, bombarding, violating, scarifying, charging, barraging, assaulting, slashing, striking, raping, thrusting, hammering, attacking, hitting
opposing (part of speech: verb)
defying, checking, conflicting, antagonizing, confronting, impeding, countering, obstructing, counterattacking, crossing, objecting, disputing, interfering, inhibiting, opposing, contradicting, resisting, meddling, repulsing, oppressing, hindering, repressing, intercepting, repelling, counteracting, rebuffing, disagreeing, challenging, suppressing, protesting
violent (part of speech: adjective)
battling (part of speech: verb)
- So it happened that on this day there was no fighting. - "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
- No man will do my fighting for me unless he likes me for myself. - "Joan of Arc of the North Woods", Holman Day.
- Unknown to herself, she was fighting a great fight with her pride. - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.