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Synonyms for gantlet

Noun

1. gauntlet, gantlet, challenge
usage: to offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet"
2. gauntlet, gantlet, metal glove, glove
usage: a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
3. gauntlet, gantlet, glove
usage: a glove with long sleeve
4. gantlet, railroad track, railroad, railway
usage: the convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place; the inner rails cross and run parallel and then diverge so a train remains on its own tracks at all times
5. gauntlet, gantlet, corporal punishment
usage: a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim
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