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gladiator

glad·i·a·tor

gladiator

 
pronunciation:
glae di eI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a man in ancient Rome who fought, often to the death and usu. under compulsion, for the amusement of an audience.
definition 2: one who participates in struggle or controversy, esp. in a public cause; combatant.
definition 3: a boxer or wrestler.
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derivation: gladiatorial (adj.)