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Jackknife / switchbladerumble / contesthood / fighterdisagree / bickerhit / clobberWhich words have positive or neutral connotations?_____________________________________Which words have negative connotations?_____________________________________?

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Jaimee BeeversTeaching 4 life😉PGCE trained English teacher of 14 years.179 students helped

I would argue that none have any neutral and/or positive connotations. All are associated with violence and suggest that violence is the answer they seek. Bicker could be seen as neutral; however, it can lead to arguments if there is no agreement to disagree. It therefore has connotations that are negative in that is suggests discord with no solution.