come out swinging

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To display spunk and strength of character, especially when rising above or when fighting back against trouble or adversity.

Additional definitions for 'come out swinging':

come out swingingTo initiate an encounter or interaction by behaving in an unrestrainedly aggressive, confrontational, or accusatory manner.
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