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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sparnoun

    any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable


  2. sparnoun

    a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging


  3. spar, sparringverb

    making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer


  4. sparverb

    furnish with spars

  5. sparverb

    fight with spurs

    "the gamecocks were sparring"

  6. sparverb

    box lightly

  7. sparverb

    fight verbally

    "They were sparring all night"

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fighting

    it's literally what sparring is

    sparring is fighting

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sparverb


  2. sparverb

    dispute, wrangle, quarrel, SPAT

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  1. Lincoln Chafee:

    That comes with the territory, to be able to spar and parry. But the main thing is to be able to share your vision.

  2. Mitt Romney:

    It will either be a very short fight, or I will be knocked unconscious, it won't be much of a fight. We'll both suit up and get in the ring and spar around a little bit.

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  • Rundholz, SpiereGerman
  • espatoSpanish
  • longeronFrench
  • לְהִתְנַצֵחַHebrew
  • sparLatin
  • rondhoutDutch
  • тренировочный, спарринговать, ранго́ут, [[лонжеро́н]] [[крыло, шпат, бой, вестиRussian
  • เสากระโดงเรือThai
  • sparYiddish

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