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gladiator

(in ancient Rome and Etruria) a man trained to fight in arenas to provide entertainment
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Two Brothers (PG) Separated Indian tiger cubs siblings grow up and find themselves pitted against each other in a gladiatorial arena in Jean-Jacques Annaud's tame sentimental wildlife adventure.
AFTER a week in politics which has been not only long,but also gladiatorial, the dust begins to settle.
Fighting on a smaller scale will come courtesy of the Legions of Rome group who will stage a gladiatorial skirmish.
The trick to winning money on the Accenture is to back players who revel in the more gladiatorial format of match play.
The upper entrance level is effectively the rim of a horseshoe-shaped bowl, with tiers of seating sloping down to the gladiatorial arena below.
Only by succeeding in the gladiatorial arena through a combination of skill, dexterity and cold-blooded determination, will a Vulture move up in the ranks and obtain new weaponry.
In gladiatorial combat, the retiarius would be armed with a net and which other three-pronged weapon?
Gladiators and cavalry soldiers will also seize control of Corbridge Roman Town for a gladiatorial extravaganza over August Bank Holiday.
As ITV's big match hit the screen the gladiatorial tension was palpable.
In the horny historical drama, renegade slave Spartacus is purchased by ruthless Batiatus and his wife Lucretia and forced to fight in the gladiatorial arena.
The Gladiator Spectacular event will involve displays of gladiatorial combat and equestrian skills by fully armoured historical interpreters who will demonstrate ways of taking on their opponents as they would have done 2,000 years ago.
For while one half of the nation is out on the town binge-drinking, the other - or at least the four million watching Grease and the six million watching Any Dream - is gawping at gladiatorial television contests in which wannabe performers are pawed like mice by a panel of catty judges.