Active Antagonism, continued
Contention. –N. strife, contest, struggle, belligerency, opposition, controversy, polemics, debate, war of words, litigation, paper war, ink slinging, sparring, competition, rivalry, agonism, match, race, heat, steeple chase, regatta, wrestling, pugilism, spar, scrap, bout, gladiatorship, gymnastics, fracas, tussle, scuffle, broil, fray, brabble, scrimmage, Armageddon, hard knocks, tug of war, duel, pugnacity, bone of contention.
Peace. –N. amity, harmony, tranquillity, truce, pacifism, pipe of peace, calumet of peace, quiet life, neutrality.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.