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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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Another "gripping" feature of most 19th century duelers is a curved spur at the bottom of the trigger-guard.
The sole Innes stampings on the lockplates and barrels and their overall design provide strong evidence that these duelers were made sometime between 1790 and 1803 and most likely by James rather than his father.
If the Winter Duelers are used only during winter-weather conditions, which means over a typical mix of snow-covered and bare pavement roads during cold-weather months, they should be good for at least three to four winters," VandeWater estimated, "maybe five or six if they're used only in the snow.
Lessig, supra note 132, at 971-72, 1012 (arguing that outlawing dueling in the Old South might have been less effective than banning duelers from holding public office, because the latter would undermine the same gentleman's sense of duty that prompted dueling in the first place).
For the marine flatworms, particularly aggressive duelers may produce more offspring than so-so stabbers.
penalizing duelers, and rewarding antidueling societies) and common-pool degradation (licensing groups).
He now holds less cash than any of our duelers and holds more issues than anyone else.
As an added bonus, American Tire Distributors will offer dealers ordering 100 Bridgestone Duelers on one invoice one box of "413" Schrader valve stems (500 count, $75 value).
He sold many different types of guns, and a customer could set himself up with duelers should a game of whist turn ugly, a large pair of traveling pistols for the perilous coach trip home to London or a brace of screwbarrel greatcoat pistols to protect him on his walk from the Assembly Rooms to his digs in the Georgian Crescent.