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du·el

duel

 
pronunciation:
dul [or] du l
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a formal, arranged fight between two people using guns or swords.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: duels, dueling, dueled
definition: to fight a duel.
derivations: duelistic (adj.), dueler (n.)
Homophone Note
The words duel and dual (double) sound alike but have different meanings.
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