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trade insults (with one)
To alternate saying insulting things (with one). My dad and my boyfriend kept trading insults throughout the dinner, until eventually I snapped at them to cut it out. She traded insults with her opponent for the whole debate.
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trade insults (with someone)
to take turns with someone in mutual insulting. We traded insults with each other for a while and then settled down to some serious discussions of our differences.
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