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Words that one uses to provoke a fight or hostility: “Fighting words are categorically excluded from the protection of the First Amendment … [because] their content embodies a particularly intolerable and socially unnecessary mode of expressing whatever idea the speaker wishes to convey” ( Antonin Scalia )