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 Meanings and Examples of MELEE
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 n.  fight in which the combatants are mingled; hand to hand conflict; noisy riotous fight
Classic Sentence:
1  Even as she leaned from the window there was a fearful sound of splintering wood, a hoarse cry from Rhett, a melee of blue velvet and flying hooves on the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
2  In the midst of the melee Marija recollected that she did not have her bankbook, and could not get her money anyway, so she fought her way out and started on a run for home.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 11
3  But Uncas, who had vainly sought him in the melee, bounded forward in pursuit; Hawkeye, Heyward and David still pressing on his footsteps.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
4  The youth had to depend again upon his misused ears, which were trembling and buzzing from the melee of musketry and yells.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
5  In fact, so pleased did the skewbald seem with his new friends that he refused to stir from the melee into which an unforeseen chance had plunged him.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
6  It was in one of these melees that Jurgis fell into his trap.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  Much of the current financial melee is blamed on the skyrocketing price of oil.