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fighting words

noun [U] uk   us   (UK also fighting talk)
speech that shows you are willing to fight
Translations of “fighting words”
in Chinese (Traditional) 容易引起爭鬥的話, 挑釁性言辭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容易引起争斗的话, 挑衅性言辞…
(Definition of fighting words from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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