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Rivalry

Robbery (See THIEVERY.)
Rudeness (See COARSENESS.)
Brom Bones and Ichabod Crane
bully and show-off compete for Katrina’s hand. [Am. Lit.: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow]
Capulets and Montagues
bitter feud between these two houses leads to tragedy. [Br. Lit.: Romeo and Juliet]
Diomedes and Troilus
rivals for hand of Cressida. [Br. Lit.: Troilus and Cressida]
Esau and Jacob
struggled even in mother’s womb. [O.T.: Genesis 25:22]
Eteocles and Polynices
brothers battle for Theban throne. [Gk. Lit.: Seven Against Thebes]
Gingham Dog and Calico Ca
t stuffed animals eat each other up. [Am. Lit.: “The Duel” in Hollowell]
Guelphs and Ghibellines
perennial medieval Italian feuding political factions. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 42–43]
Hatfields and McCoys
19th-century mountain families carried on endless feud in southern U.S. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 942]
Jets and Sharks
teenage gangs fight for supremacy amid the New York tenements. [Am. Lit. and Cinema: West Side Story]
Kilkenny cats
contentious felines fight to the death. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose]
Percys and Douglases
the perennial Scottish border feud; recounted in famous ballad “Chevy Chase.” [Scot. Hist.: Payton, 141]
Proitus and Acrisius
fought in womb; contended for father’s realm. [Gk. Myth.: Gaster, 164]
Richard the Lion-Hearted and Saladin
Christian and Saracen leaders part friends after Crusade. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
Sohrab and Rustum
champions of the Tartars and Persians, respectively, engage in mortal combat, unaware that one is the other’s son. [Br. Poetry: Arnold Sohrab and Rustum in Magill III, 1002]
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The firing erupted after an exchange of harsh words among the rivals.
Town's top ten rivals: Leeds 78pc, Bradford 44pc, Oldham 33pc, Barnsley 31pc, Sheff Wed 29pc, Peterborough 18pc, Millwall 14pc, Man Utd 13pc, Sheff Utd 6pc, Birmingham City 6pc.
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Ronin Capital is now using Rival to trade options and futures on the Hong Kong Futures Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange.
Bangor were hosting bitter rivals Caernarfon in the showpiece game of the round, with the tie being chosen for TV coverage.
Havard, Gray, Gould, Sharp, and Schaffer (2013) further argue that sport fans are motivated to identify a rival to set themselves apart as special and different from people in rival groups.
For the post of Treasurer, Bilal Ahmed Wani scored 348 votes defeating his rivals, Sameer Wani and Surat Shakeel Batkoo.
Conceptually, a rival stands to gain the most market share only if the bankrupt rival is completely eliminated from the market.
Two persons of the rival group also sustained injuries but their names could not be ascertained instantly.
According to police, a clash erupted between two rival groups on late on Saturday evening in the Dehi Bagel Para Lodhi village.
Fehmida Mirza secured 96,875 votes to defeat her rival, PPP candidate, Haji Rasool Bux Chandio, who secured 96,015 votes at constituency NA-230, Badin-II, Whereas, after winning election by a thin margin, Dr.
LARKANA -- Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has won NA-200 National Assembly seat with margin of 34,000 votes beating his rival, MMA's Rashid Mahmood Soomro.