duel


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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)

Related Words

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

References in classic literature ?
Some of them were sipping wine, others were playing cards, others chess, other groups were chatting together, and many were smoking cigarettes while they waited for the coming duels.
The spot chosen for the duel was some eighty paces from the road, where the sleighs had been left, in a small clearing in the pine forest covered with melting snow, the frost having begun to break up during the last few days.
He flew, then, rather than walked, toward the convent of the Carmes Dechausses, or rather Deschaux, as it was called at that period, a sort of building without a window, surrounded by barren fields--an accessory to the Preaux-Clercs, and which was generally employed as the place for the duels of men who had no time to lose.
He was, then, as punctual as the Samaritan woman, and the most rigorous casuist with regard to duels could have nothing to say.
But now the duel between Gahan and the Orange Panthan was on and the decision of the next move was no longer in other hands than theirs.
Short and to the point was the duel that decided possession of the Orange Chief's fourth.
Nor had it continued long before many there were who would have prophesied that they were witnessing a duel that was to become historic in the annals of jetan at Manator.
The duel already had been long contested and the day was drawing to a close.
Nothing is more dreadful than private duels in America.
And if anyone had added that Aglaya's note was a love-letter, and that it contained an appointment to a lover's rendezvous, he would have blushed with shame for the speaker, and, probably, have challenged him to a duel.
However, as part of the celebration, the Slifer the Sky Dragon card can be unlocked by finding and defeating the character Strings in Duel Monsters.
The duel with Dickinson in 1806, which developed around insults slung at Jackson's wife and accusations of Jackson cheating on a horse race bet, wasn't Jackson's first duel.
Sadly, his 19-year-old son, Philip, had been killed in a duel three years before the fight with Burr.
He includes background on the politics of the state and the duel in America and describes duels between laborers, businessmen journalists, state legislators, governors, and others, including duels between Senator William Gwin and Congressman Joseph Walker McCorkle, and Senator David C.
Gilas already got itself a close duel in Cagayan de Oro on Wednesday, where the guard-heavy Mindanao All-Stars fought the Nationals to a 114 draw.