Example sentences for: duels

How can you use “duels” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • After the wedding festivities of his son Louis XIII, the gardens became the fashionable place to promenade, and later a spot for aristocratic duels.

  • Other school activies common in the early 19th-century, according to Kett: wild student riots on college campuses, sometimes leading to the deaths of professors or locals (in the 1820s, Harvard students set off a keg of gunpowder); high school duels involving knives or guns, sometimes culminating in the deaths of students; scrimmages between higher and lower classes, sometimes leading to massive injuries on one side or the other, or both.

  • Mary Matalin--in one of her flirtatious political duels with husband James Carville on NBC's Meet the Press --repeats Bush's states'-rights stance.

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