Synonyms of duel


1. duel, affaire d'honneur, fight, fighting, combat, scrap

usage: a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor

2. duel, struggle, battle

usage: any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)


1. duel, contend, fight, struggle

usage: fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman; "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"

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