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Synonyms for duel

Synonyms for duel

to strive in opposition

Synonyms for duel

a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor

any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)

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fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman

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87] In particular, the restrictive function of dueling pistols in Mexico eroded after the revolution.
He reveals the noble history and provenance of the duel and the advantages that accrued to the social and political power of the aristocracy by maintaining dueling as a custom for regulating relations between gentlemen and for protecting personal and family honor.
Wogdon dueling pistols were esteemed as very accurate.
Notably, the Article measures a different kind of judicial dueling over interpretive canons and tools than that suggested by Llewellyn's "thrusts" and "parries": the Article counts as dueling those instances in which a majority and dissenting opinion in a case invoke the same interpretive tool to reach different readings of the statute.
com)-- Sopranos Dueling Piano Bar announces an event to raise money (and toys) for the Humane Society of Broward County.
I can't tell you how many newspaper editors were summoned to the dueling grounds over treacherous comments they made.
If not, well, according to Ireland's code duello of 1777, The Practice of Dueling and the Point of Honor, Rule XVI: "The challenged has the right to choose his own weapon, unless the challenger gives his honor he is no swordsman; after which, however, he cannot decline any second species of weapon, proposed by the challenged.
Dueling Students: Conflict, Masculinity, and Politics in German Universities, 1890-1914, by Lisa Fetheringill Zwicker.
Bulgaria's Socialist Party leaders who are now battling for the chairmanship a ex President Georgi Parvanov and ex PM Sergei Stanishev a have ended up dueling in a <a href="http://www.
After a brief review of the state of dueling in Spain in the eighteenth century and the controversy surrounding Nicolas Masson de Morvillers' famous article on Spain in the Encyclopedie methodique in 1782, I will mm to the issue of national identity raised by the confrontation between Milord Tolmin and the Count of Esteren.
Pistols at ten paces" and other forms of dueling were once commonplace in Europe and the early United States (Holland 1997).
Politics of the Sword: Dueling, Honor, and Masculinity in Modern Italy.
Pens, swords, and the springs of art; the oral poetry dueling of Palestinian weddings in Galilee.