Tuesday, March 2, 2010

skirmish

skirmish [ SKUR-mish ]
 noun, intransitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a fight between troops
2. (n.) any brisk dispute or encounter
3. (intr. v.) to engage in a fight or conflict
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The skirmish among the radical groups protesting against the movie "My Name is Khan" was getting out of hand.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The Skirmish that happened in Rajya Sabha was really shameful.