All politicians promise more jobs yet few Americans feel confident on their dueling visions on how to fulfill those pledges.
The Harvard crowd, best as I can tell, considers a discussion of dueling birthrates to be unseemly.
The race is close, with dueling polls showing each in the lead.
1590s (from late 13c. in Latin form), from Medieval Latin duellum "combat between two persons," by association with Latin duo "two," but originally from Latin duellum "war," an Old Latin form of bellum (see bellicose). Retained in poetic and archaic language and apparently given a special meaning in Medieval or Late Latin of "one-on-one combat" on fancied connection with duo "two."
1640s, see duel (n.). Related: Dueled; dueling; duelling.