quarrel

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QUARREL. A dispute; a difference. In law, particularly in releases, which are taken most strongly against the releasor, when a man releases all quarrels he is said to release all actions, real and personal. 8 Co. 153.

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According to neighbours, the couple often quarrelled over domestic issues before this gruesome incident.
Neighbours said the suspect, known to them as 'mama Winnie', quarrelled with Ruth Kabura, 35, before stabbing her.
Police said that Mohammad Imran of village Murarak quarrelled with Arshad over litigation issues three days back; on the day of incident the accused Arshad along with Sana Ullah, Nouman and others had injured Imran by beating him with wooden rods.
When mam and dad quarrelled, the world to him became suddenly dark like night, and gone was all joy and happiness, all the laughter and singing.
The case dates back to April when two maids, who were working at their sponsor's house in Ras Al Khaimah, quarrelled over their household duties.