NOUN: 1. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed: altercation, argument, bicker, clash, contention, controversy, debate, difficulty, dispute, fight, polemic, quarrel, run-in, spat, squabble, tiff, word (used in plural), wrangle. Informal : hassle, rhubarb, tangle. See CONFLICT . 2. A marked lack of correspondence or agreement: difference, discrepance, discrepancy, disparity, gap, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency.
Oops, sorry, brawl is not listed. My mistake, error, goof, miscue, slip up, incorrectness.