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Definition 1: an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges - [noun denoting artifact]

(quarrel is a kind of ...) a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow

Definition 2: an angry dispute - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where quarrel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they had a quarrel
  • they had words

Synonyms for quarrel in the sense of this definition

(quarrel is a kind of ...) a disagreement or argument about something important

"he had a dispute with his wife" "there were irreconcilable differences" "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

(... is a kind of quarrel ) noisy quarrel

(... is a kind of quarrel ) a quarrel about petty points

(... is a kind of quarrel ) a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)

Definition 3: have a disagreement over something - [verb of communication]

Samples where quarrel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America
  • These two fellows are always scrapping over something

Synonyms for quarrel in the sense of this definition

(quarrel is a kind of ...) have an argument about something

(... is a kind of quarrel ) to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively

"The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"

(... is a kind of quarrel ) engage in a brief and petty quarrel

(... is a kind of quarrel ) engage in a controversy

"The two historians polemicized for years"

(... is a kind of quarrel ) have a breach in relations

"We fell out over a trivial question"

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