Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


You have lived so long abroad that duelling seems a natural and proper thing.

I had often heard of Mr. Fitzgerald's propensity to duelling.

"Your Majesty's ordinance as to duelling is receiving our best attention," he assured me.

Something really transcendent in the way of duelling was expected.

Something really transcendental in the way of duelling was expected.

I turned away with a new impression of the pastime of duelling.

Books on Archery, Fencing, and Duelling are also comprised by this heading.

Yet he was afraid that Archdale was too much of a Puritan to think of duelling.

Duelling is our high art; getting out of the Union is our low.

He had proved that he was a man of parts by duelling with two Russian officers on a single day.