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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

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In these circumstances, the competitive nature of the thoroughbred takes over and the duellers imperceptibly throw swift half-furlongs at each other in turn, causing both a massive energy drain before the closing stages.
Then the head-on replay appears, and it becomes evident that the two duellers have touched close to the line, with Six Of Diamonds the one instigating the contact.
Norah McEllistrim's genuine railer can turn close to the action and, when probable duellers Pottinger and Unknown Minnie begin to tire off the last bend, edge ahead for victory.