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gladiator

noun

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one that engages in the sport of fighting with the fists
  • the two punch-drunk gladiators stumbled to their corners

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The first known use of gladiator was in the 15th century

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“Gladiator.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gladiator. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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