adjective see strife

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • strifeless — strife·less …   English syllables

  • strifeless — lə̇s adjective : free from strife …   Useful english dictionary

  • strife — noun Etymology: Middle English strif, from Anglo French estrif, estri, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch striden to fight, Old High German strītan to quarrel more at stride Date: 13th century 1. a. bitter sometimes violent conflict or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strife — strifeful, adj. strifeless, adj. /struyf/, n. 1. vigorous or bitter conflict, discord, or antagonism: to be at strife. 2. a quarrel, struggle, or clash: armed strife. 3. competition or rivalry: the strife of the marketplace. 4. Archaic. strenuous …   Universalium

  • strife — /straɪf / (say struyf) noun 1. conflict, discord, or variance: to be at strife. 2. a quarrel, struggle, or clash. –phrase 3. in strife, Colloquial in trouble. {Middle English, from Old French, aphetic modification of estrif. See strive}… …   Australian English dictionary

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