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fighting talk

Speech meant to provoke a fight or confrontation with someone. The senatorial candidate issued strong fighting talk to her opponent today, challenging her to an open debate on the matter of tax increases.
See also: fight, talk

fighting ˈtalk

comments or remarks that show that you are ready to fight very hard for something: What we want from the management is fighting talk.
See also: fight, talk
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Taking the matter seriously, it's issued a press release full of fighting talk.
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This is what we so desperately need, some fighting talk, and some common sense.
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