digladiating

v. fight like gladiators; fence, fight with swords; dispute with violence; contend ferociously

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Digladiate — Di*gla di*ate, v. i. [L. digladiari; di = dis + gladius a sword.] To fight like gladiators; to contend fiercely; to dispute violently. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Digladiating like [AE]schines and Demosthenes. Hales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Digladiation — Di*gla di*a tion, n. Act of digladiating. [Obs.] Sore digladiations and contest. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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