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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A formal fight between two persons who are armed with swords, pistols, or similar weaponry.

Usage examples (36)
  • In the days of the wild west, street duels were a common sight.
  • Button pledges he will keep his title duel with Hamilton alive for a
  • Yet when the hurricane hits, when the title duel between Chelsea and
  • And then, in one moment, the title duel took a decisive swing - pushing absolutely flat-out, for more
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  • The character's "dual" (made up of two parts; having two functions) role of father and brother made it impossible for him to fight in a "duel" (combat) when he was challenged.
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