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1. duel

noun. ['ˈduːəl'] a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor.

Synonyms

  • scrap
  • fighting
  • affaire d'honneur
  • fight

Antonyms

  • agree
  • refrain
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • duellum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Duel

  • nonaccrual
  • refuel
  • renewal
  • accrual
  • truell
  • grewal
  • greuel
  • grauel
  • fuel
  • cruel
  • crewel
  • buil
  • buell
  • sewell
  • sewall
  • ruhle
  • newell
  • kuhle
  • juul
  • jewel
  • ewell
  • dual
  • dewall
  • uhle

How do you pronounce duel?

Pronounce duel as duəl.

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Sentences with duel


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the practical exam, you face a random teacher in a duel and beat him.

2. Adjective
Additional accommodations include a king suite outfitted with a private patio and queen suite equipped with duel head showers.

Quotes about duel


1. My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.
- Oscar Wilde

2. Poetry is a rich, full-bodied whistle, cracked ice crunching in pails, the night that numbs the leaf, the duel of two nightingales, the sweet pea that has run wild, Creation's tears in shoulder blades.
- Boris Pasternak

3. L'étude du beau est un duel où l'artiste crie de frayeur avant d'être vaincu.
- Charles Baudelaire, Petits Poemes En Prose

2. duel

noun. ['ˈduːəl'] any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups).

Synonyms

  • battle

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • defend

Etymology

  • duellum (Latin)

3. duel

verb. ['ˈduːəl'] fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman.

Synonyms

  • fight
  • contend

Etymology

  • duellum (Latin)
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