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knocks chip off one shoulder

  • as inthrow down the gauntlet
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Synonyms for knocks chip off one shoulder

verb invite to do battle
  • ask for trouble
  • call out
  • challenge
  • confront
  • contest
  • cross swards
  • dare
  • defy
  • do something about it
  • invite to debate
  • knock the chip off one's shoulder
  • meet face to face
  • provoke
  • stand up to
  • start something

More words related to knocks chip off one shoulder

throw down the gauntlet

verb. invite to do battle
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