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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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79) Accordingly, it seems surprising that the members of the Roberts Court dueled over substantive canons at a rate of only 10.
5 percent) involved competing references to the same interpretive tool in both a majority and a dissenting opinion, excluding cases in which the Justices dueled only over Supreme Court precedent or practical consequences.
Indeed, the members of the Roberts Court dueled over two or more interpretive tools in 83.
1 percent of the cases in which the Justices disagreed (73 of 140), majority and dissenting opinions dueled over multiple canons or tools.
Gooden and Hershiser dueled into the seventh in a rematch of a Game 1 showdown in the 1988 NL championship series.
But Sharp Cat and Silver Charm dueled head and head through the fastest mid-race splits in the event's 60-year history, and their fatigue opened the door for Free House and jockey Kent Desormeaux to take command in the last eighth of the 1-1/8-mile race.