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Word of the Day 02/12/21 Fistic

Sorry for the extreme lateness of this. Today has been A DAY!

Fistic (adjective)
fistic [ fis-tik ]


adjective
1. of boxing; pugilistic: fistic heroes.

Origin: First recorded in 1800–10; fist + -ic

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR FISTIC
He first won a place in the hearts of the American people by discovering to them his wonderful fistic attainments.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORK|LEMUEL ELY QUIGG

He bawled out orders to his crew, emphasizing his commands with sundry fistic punctuations.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEA|G. HARVEY RALPHSON

The immediate cause of his expulsion from school was a fistic encounter with a teacher.
STUDIES IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY|BERNARD GLUECK

Our stout-armed garcon took a position on our sleigh, and by a fistic argument succeeded in turning us aside.
OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA; PICTURES OF SIBERIAN, CHINESE, AND TARTAR LIFE|THOMAS WALLACE KNOX

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