duel duel  /ˈdu əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
  2. (n) any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)
  3. (v) fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Senor Benigna Varella, editor of the Madrid royalist journal Monariquia, challenged Author Vicente Blasco Ibanez to a duel for attacking King Alfonso.
  2. An undeclared and mostly bloodless duel is being fought for the control of Indonesia's 3,000 islands and its 85.
  3. Mark Goldman EPA It's a once-in-a-decade duel the kind of rare treat that somehow exceeds the hype.

News

  1. A's Parker outduels Rangers' Darvish

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Oakland A's starter Jarrod Parker didn't want to turn Tuesday night's matchup against the Texas Rangers into a personal duel with Yu Darvish.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  2. In Brief

    WASHINGTONImmigration plans duel
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  3. Duel of the Islands All-stars Saturday

    Pine Island Little League will be hosting Sanibel Babe Ruth League in the second annual Duel of the Islands All-stars tournament Saturday, June 15, at Phillips Park in Bokeelia.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Pine Island Eagle

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Quotes

  1. "I wasn't in no personal duel with him," Pierce said. "I didn't even take notice that we were going back and forth."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Paul Pierce Source: Boston Herald

  2. "I'm ready to duel John McCain on taxes," Mr. Obama said, smiling broadly.
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  3. "I'm looking forward to having a pitching duel with Matsuzaka," Igawa said. "I know the fans there have very high expectations and I'll do my best to live up to them."
    on Nov 27, 2006 By: Kei Igawa Source: ESPN

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