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(ˈbɛərˈnʌk əl)

also bare′knuck′led,

1. (of a prizefight, prizefighter, etc.) without boxing gloves; using the bare fists.
2. without conventional niceties: bareknuckle bargaining.
3. in a rough-and-tumble manner.
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SNATCH HHHH (Sky Cinema Thriller, 9pm) This gritty yet at times humorous East End thriller from Guy Ritchie has two interweaving plots - one concerning the pursuit of a stolen diamond, and the other looking into the dark underworld of bare-knuckle boxing and match-fixing.
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