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About eighty spectators, friends of the participants, were present.

The debate between the two and the other participants was long and furious.

It was suppressed, and five of the participants were hanged.

Whenever there is to be a negro hunt, there is no lack of participants.

Disease and famine were taking their toll of the participants in the great adventure.

But only a few of the participants of the drive cared to look on.

All the citizens are participants in the sovereign authority.

Like most courtrooms, it had a low fence dividing the spectators from the participants.

Before it fell to the ground a volley from the bows of the participants followed.

The training required for participants in these sacred games was severe.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin participantem (nominative participans), present participle of participare "to share in, partake of," from particeps "sharing, partaking" (see participation).

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