duellist


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Synonyms for duellist

a person who fights duels

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Fanning completed his double when riding 1-5 shot Duellist to an easy six-length win in the maiden, but Fanning and Johnston met a reverse in the 7f handicap when 4-6 shot Capricornus could manage only fourth of five behind 10-1 shot Cuthbert, who scored for trainer William Jarvis and jockey Paul Hanagan.
Deidre Clancy's costumes are fine and flow very well thus, the young duellists look perfect in smart doublets and tights, drawing rapiers not guns when the going gets rough.
Ridley Scott was, by his account, a veteran director of some 1,500 commercials when he finally got the chance to shoot his first feature, ``The Duellists,'' in 1977.
His film credits also include "1492: Conquest of Paradise" which he also produced, "Black Rain," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Legend," "Blade Runner," "Alien" and "The Duellists.
Since then, Fox has appeared in A Bridge Too Far, The Duellists, Gandhi, Never Say Never Again, A Passage to India, Lost in Space, Stage Beauty and Oliver Twist.
On his return to F1 last season, Raikkonen was within sight of main duellists Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso for the majority of the campaign.
Princess Bride, the 1936 version of The Mask of Zorro, Rob Roy, The Duellists, Rocky, the Matrix films, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Snatch - there are loads.
In 1977, Sir Ridley made his first foray into movies with The Duellists, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
On Saturday ``The Duellists,'' Scott's film debut, plays at 5 p.
The 18 members of the Dawn Duellists dress up in ceremonial outfits before their contests, which sometimes take place as early as 4am.
Wednesday: The Duellists (Film4, 7pm) What's It About?
In fading light the duellists retreated and turned to face each other.
Following Sunday's opening ceremony and medieval procession through the town, yesterday saw more live music and dancers take to the stage in the Market Square and a performance by re-enactment group Dawn Duellists.
A scuffle at a pre-match press conference, perhaps; the pair pictured back-to-back like duellists in posters all around town; dramatic entrances to the Rod Laver Arena, both draped in Union Flags to the deafening sound of Rocky - or Big Ben.
The group were all members of the Dawn Duellists, who stage mock swordfights.