Definition of 'gladiatorial'
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With a bit of imagination you can visualise the soldiers clashing in gladiatorial combat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a glimpse of the gladiatorial combat that can lie behind a tabloid story. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the research also challenges the view that gladiatorial combat was a martial art that seldom ended in death. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The gladiatorial contest would prove disappointing. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)The aim is for the theatre to resemble the gladiatorial arenas of Rome as closely as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a great gladiatorial arena. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Rugby has become as important a feature to Bath as gladiatorial combat was to ancient Rome. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No actual gladiatorial combat is allowed, of course, but that can only be a matter of time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some cricketers see the game as an esoteric test of skill, others as a raw personal battle, a gladiatorial contest between batsman and bowler. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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