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See definition of gladiatorial on Dictionary.com
  • as inmilitant
  • as inquarrelsome
  • as inwarlike
  • as incombative

synonyms for gladiatorial

  • assertive
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • militaristic
  • vigorous
  • warring
  • active
  • fighting
  • martial
  • military
  • offensive
  • assertory
  • combating
  • contending
  • contentious
  • embattled
  • in arms
  • pugnacious
  • pushy
  • quarrelsome
  • scrappy
  • self-assertive
  • truculent
  • up in arms
  • warlike
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antonyms for gladiatorial

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  • compliant
  • peaceful
  • peaceloving
  • submissive
  • tolerant
  • agreeable
  • moderate
  • mild
  • calm
  • nice
  • happy
  • patient
  • friendly
  • forgiving
  • obedient
  • pleasant
  • good-natured
  • peaceful
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How to use gladiatorial in a sentence

Being a scientist can be like willingly entering into a Roman gladiatorial contest.
FIVE SCIENTISTS ON THE HEROES WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSALAN LIGHTMAN, HOPE JAHREN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY,DECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
Magician of the StarsBy Caleb ScharfBeing a scientist can be like willingly entering into a Roman gladiatorial contest.
FIVE SCIENTISTS ON THE HEROES WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSALAN LIGHTMAN, HOPE JAHREN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY,DECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
Have one also on the gladiatorial fights and one on the Christian massacres, many of which took place here.
THE COMPLETE CLUB BOOK FOR WOMENCAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
They strike the English eye as being attired for football, or a gladiatorial combat, rather than a summer game.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
The gladiatorial show had lost its charms for him and his mind brooded gloomily over coming events.
GREIFENSTEINF. MARION CRAWFORD
Mr. Henson throws in some not ineloquent remarks about the abolition by Christianity of the gladiatorial shows at Rome.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
No public event attracts more attention in America than a gladiatorial fight to the finish between the champion and some aspirant.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
Cuba had entered the ceaseless arena of American, gladiatorial, humanitarian contest.
A STORY OF THE RED CROSSCLARA BARTON
He slowly extended both arms and stood upright in gladiatorial strength and compelling erectness.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The bull fight of Spain and Portugal is the modern form of the gladiatorial shows of ancient Rome.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
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WORDS RELATED TO GLADIATORIAL

  • antagonistic
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • cantankerous
  • contentious
  • cussed
  • energetic
  • fire-eating
  • gladiatorial
  • hawkish
  • militant
  • ornery
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ructious
  • scrappy
  • strenuous
  • trigger-happy
  • truculent
  • warlike
  • warring
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