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face–off

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of face–off

  1. an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another <the annual fall face-off between these traditional rivals is a big event for both football-mad colleges> Synonyms ball game, battle, combat, competition, conflict, confrontation, contention, dogfight, duel, face-off, grapple, match, rivalry, strife, struggle, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tug-of-war, war, warfareRelated Words horse race, nail-biter; showdown; clash, collision, discord, friction; argument, controversy, debate, disagreement, disputation, dispute, dissension (also dissention), quarrel, row, wrangleNear Antonyms concord, harmony, peace




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