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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sparring(noun)

    an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage

  2. spar, sparring(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. sparring(Noun)

    The act of sparring.

    We'll do some sparring to apply what we've discussed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sparring

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  1. Sparring

    Sparring is a form of training common to many combat sports. Although the precise form varies, it is essentially relatively 'free-form' fighting, with enough rules, customs, or agreements to make injuries unlikely. By extension, argumentative debate is sometimes called "verbal sparring".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparring in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sparring in a Sentence

  1. Per Saari:

    In terms of navigating tone, finding that blend of comedy and drama so unique to Big Little Lies, Adam Craig is a virtual acrobat, and the perfect sparring partner for Reese.

  2. Walter Schmidt:

    You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.

  3. Meghan McCain:

    I will say first and foremost, when we are not talking about politics we have a lot in common, but we are both true believers and Joy Behar's a great sparring partner on air for that reason because Joy Behar truly believes in Joy Behar liberal principles.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    We hope to reach out to the Democrats and see if we can get a result, which means making a law and not just get into some kind of sparring back and forth that leads to no conclusion.

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