Word fight

skirmish
(n)
SKER-mish
Meaning

minor battle

1st Sample Sentence

Today one Indian soldier was killed in a border skirmish with enemy troops.

Mnemonics

break the word - skir (skirt)+mi (mini)+sh. now focus on the skir (T) part and imagine a GIRL walking on a road with her boy friend. If someone dares to pass a comment on her, what do you think will happen? There will be a SKIRMISH SKRI (skirt)+MISH (miss): skirt of miss was torn in a minor fight. meaning a minor fight skirmish, if jumbled a bit, sounds like kashmir. => fight

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