Synonyms of gantlet


1. gauntlet, gantlet, challenge

usage: to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet"

2. gauntlet, gantlet, metal glove, glove

usage: a glove of armored leather; protects the hand

3. gauntlet, gantlet, glove

usage: a glove with long sleeve

4. gantlet, railroad track, railroad, railway

usage: the convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place; the inner rails cross and run parallel and then diverge so a train remains on its own tracks at all times

5. gauntlet, gantlet, corporal punishment

usage: a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim

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