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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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More than a century elapsed between the first and the last Sudebnik, and the provisions on dueling were prominent in all versions (they were located at the very beginning of each code).
I never expected to find a whole book on Renaissance dueling so compelling and enlightening, and it is greatly to the credit of Professor Low that she manages to maintain the interest and variety of her study to the very end.
She focuses on dueling scenes and motifs in Renaissance drama and nondramatic prose.
Now it appears the neighborhood will have dueling dueling piano bars.
The rise of dueling in Russia came later and, for Irina Reyfman, parallels the evolution of its elite into a modern nobility with a strong collective identity and a Western cultural orientation.
See Gay's discussion on thc meaning of dueling in one especially active honor culture, Wilhelmine Germany, in The Cultivation of Hatred 3-33.
Both Conrad and Scott tone down the civility, perhaps to discourage any admirati on we might feel for the unreasonable bully Feraud, and thus for the custom of dueling, and perhaps for the spirit of war itself.
Orlando, FL Max height: 38 m (125 ft) Max speed: 97 km/h (60 mph) Max G-force: 4 G's Ride time: 3 minutes Thrilling fact: Dueling Dragons is the world's first coaster designed so riders experience near-crashes.
Online players will compete for Frag count, high score and dueling stats.
com)-- HourBlast Games, an innovative developer of cross platform action strategy games, is pleased to announce Dueling Blades version 1.
There aren't any dueling banjos in the blood-soaked shocker ``The Descent,'' but the movie again serves as a reminder that those looking to take extreme-sports vacations would do well to avoid the Appalachian wilderness.
Thompson, and Eric Hobsbawm, among others, Wells asserts, "When middling southerners voiced opposition to planter intransigence in supporting manufacturing enterprises, when they spoke in favor of education reform, when they argued that dueling was a barbaric relic that embarrassed the region, they were expressing a class ideology that was clearly in pursuit of class interests.
In a study ranging from the mid-sixteenth to the early eighteenth century, Peltonen examines the ideological debate centred on civility and politeness and how dueling was considered the surest way to defend honour and restore courteous behavior.