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synonyms for duelling

  • chase away
  • confront
  • drive away
  • drive off
  • fend off
  • hold off
  • rebuff
  • resist
  • ward off
  • withstand
  • buck
  • check
  • cool
  • cut
  • decline
  • dismiss
  • disown
  • dispute
  • duel
  • fight
  • kick
  • oppose
  • parry
  • rebut
  • refuse
  • reject
  • traverse
  • beat back
  • beat off
  • brush off
  • cast aside
  • drive back
  • force back
  • force off
  • give cold shoulder to
  • hold back
  • keep at arm's length
  • keep at bay
  • keep off
  • knock down
  • push back
  • put down
  • put to flight
  • stand up against
  • stave off
  • turn down

antonyms for duelling

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  • accept
  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • help
  • increase
  • sanction
  • support
  • attract
  • draw
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    How to use duelling in a sentence

    Dempsey had such a love-hate duel with manager Earl Weaver that, during a dugout argument, they once threw pieces of catching equipment at each other.
    NOTHING CAN SPOIL THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING TRAINING. (THOUGH COVID SURE IS GIVING IT A SHOT.)THOMAS M. BOSWELLFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    We dismiss the notion that the duel between Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes will in any way decide the GOAT debate.
    JUST A QUARTERBACK AWAY FROM GREATNESSSARAH SHACHATFEBRUARY 2, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Brady will be on the other side, in his new Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform, ready for another epic quarterback duel one week after defeating Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.
    AARON RODGERS, ENTERING A SHOWDOWN WITH TOM BRADY, HAS GONE FROM CHIPPY TO CHILLJERRY BREWERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    That will be a playoff duel between Brees and Tom Brady, the six-time Super Bowl winner for the New England Patriots now in his first season with the Buccaneers.
    SAINTS ADVANCE TO SET UP A DREW BREES-TOM BRADY SHOWDOWN IN SECOND ROUNDMARK MASKEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    It was an honor society, where leading politicians responded to slights by fighting fatal duels.
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    Boss fights occur in the form of duels against opponents with their own set of swordsmanship skills.
    IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
    The English public walked straight into the trap, although they abhor nothing on earth more than the duelling system.
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    My landlord had a great penchant, like other Frenchmen of that day, for conversing on the subject of duelling.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
    And now we will leave them both for awhile, and make a few remarks upon duelling.
    NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
    For you must know that the spring is the duelling time, when all the birds go to battle.
    WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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