war [-s] n
Late OE wyrre; OHG werra, confusion, discord, strife.
- Confrontation; [fig.] blood-red sunset; clash of hues; contrast of intense colors.
- Battle; violent combat; [fig.] mortal wound; death blow.
- Contest; debate; argument; contention; disputation; disagreement; [fig.] vigorous interaction; competitive relationship.
- Struggle; fight; conflict; [fig.] trial; personal challenge; difficult experience.