Origin of duel
OTHER WORDS FROM dueldu·el·is·tic; especially British, du·el·lis·tic, adjectiveoutduel, verb (used with object), out·du·eled, out·du·el·ing or (especially British) out·du·elled, out·du·el·ling.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dueldual, duel
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How to use duel in a sentence
It was during his attempts to decrease the size of the military budget that he called none other than the Minister President of Prussia, Otto von Bismarck, a liar, resulting in the sausage duel.Five Scientists on the Heroes Who Changed Their Lives - Issue 93: Forerunners|Alan Lightman, Hope Jahren, Robert Sapolsky,|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
This week, the two sides battled it out in a heated duel in one of the most prestigious science journals, Nature.Can We Trust AI Doctors? Google Health and Academics Battle It Out|Shelly Fan|October 20, 2020|Singularity Hub
There was hope that, if the stars aligned, we could see a duel between Kipchoge and Bekele with both men at their best.
What the researchers pieced together is that this seemingly harmonious partnership evolved through a duel at the cellular and genetic levels, one that left the ant eggs largely unviable on their own.How Two Became One: Origins of a Mysterious Symbiosis Found|Viviane Callier|September 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
For example, a section in the Kentucky Constitution requires all public officials swear they have never participated in a duel.SDPD Is Punishing Speech Using a 102-Year-Old City Law|Kate Nucci|August 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It was a duel on a larger scale, with all the uncertainty and danger that implied.
That, then, makes this, for the third year running, duel between Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Amy Poehler.What's TV's Funniest Show? Our Emmy Awards Comedy Predictions|Kevin Fallon|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is people like the al Wakeel family who pay the harshest price for this military duel.Israel’s Campaign to Send Gaza Back to the Stone Age|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Argentina and Belgium, earlier in the day, had fought out a fascinating duel, not unlike chess on turf.Costa Rica vs. the Netherlands: A Tale of Two Goalies|Tunku Varadarajan|July 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Drake has been following the case on behalf of Fahmy, who is duel Canadian-Egyptian national.Egyptian Court Hands Down Stiff Sentences for Al-Jazeera Journalists|Jesse Rosenfeld|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"But I don't quite see that," persisted Spunyarn, strong in his idea that the man who fights a duel is a fool.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
As soon as Michael made sure of the duel, he saw his confidential clerk.
Button Gwinnett, one of the signers, died of a wound received in a duel.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
On the Sunday afternoon the conversation turned on the recent duel at Rome.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
But the young nobleman provoked Du Bousquier into a duel where the latter dangerously wounded him.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe