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Marked by roughness, violence, and acrimony: a knockdown-dragout fight.
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|Adj.||1.||knockdown-dragout - extremely violent; "a knock-down-and-drag-out fight"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
violent - acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike"