Thesaurus / dueling
See definition of dueling
other words for dueling
- chase away
- drive away
- drive off
- fend off
- hold off
- ward off
- beat back
- beat off
- brush off
- cast aside
- drive back
- force back
- force off
- give cold shoulder to
- hold back
- keep at bay
- keep off
- knock down
- push back
- put down
- put to flight
- stand up against
- stave off
- turn down
opposites of dueling
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
This was fighting, not dueling; and he beat the weapon down, snapping the blade near the hilt.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
These single combats were the origin of the modern custom of dueling.
MARGARET OF ANJOUJACOB ABBOTT.
I utterly disapprove of and despise the practice of dueling, but, at any risk, I will stand between you and Major Keene.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
In that day it was still the custom for gentlemen to settle questions of honor on the dueling field.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
In spite of everything Don Rosendo's dueling energy excited emulation in the town.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
We'll go on a pilgrimage from house to house, asking if any lady there has lost a night-cap and found a pair of dueling-pistols.'
Rupert picked up from the table a sword and a long-barrelled dueling pistol and led the way out onto the terrace.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
Don Marcos had dined in the Caf de Paris, going over in his mind the various articles he should put in the dueling agreement.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Dueling is clearly out of vogue in this country and clearly illegal.
SONS AND FATHERSHARRY STILLWELL EDWARDS
I ever regarded dueling as a barbarous and foolish way of settling a quarrel.
HUMPHREY BOLDHERBERT STRANG