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)

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

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The aim of the regulation barring access to public office for duellers was to turn a social meaning of honour into one of dishonour.
The Newcastle Emlyn duellers faced each other with flintlock pistols, which spawned phrases like "half-cocked", "lock, stock and barrel" and "flash in a pan", and Mr Jones believes the fact Beynon was the challenged rather than the challenger is what saved him from the murder charge he originally faced until it was downgraded by the Attorney-General of Carmarthen, William Owen.
But these Geordie duellers are boxing clever, thanks to the Italian Stallion himself.
Duellers were, for instance, handicapped by inferior weaponry and arbitrary barriers to the extent that, if rules were properly followed, there was usually little chance of death(65) and considerably less bloodletting than might conceivably have resulted from a round of litigation.
C'est Ca qui Pose une femme, "and the duellers "will make her fortune" (206-207).