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 for Sparred
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spar \Spar\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sparred; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Sparring.] [Of uncertain origin; cf. OF. esparer to kick,
     F. ['e]parer, or Icel. sperra to stretch out the legs, to
     struggle.]
     1. To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do.
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     2. To use the fists and arms scientifically in attack or
        defense; to contend or combat with the fists, as for
        exercise or amusement; to box.
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              Made believe to spar at Paul with great science.
                                                    --Dickens.
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     3. To contest in words; to wrangle. [Colloq.]
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