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#105290 - 06/10/03 01:18 PM Re: digladiations
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Nothing like intensifying a fight among gladiators.


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#105291 - 06/10/03 01:18 PM Re: digladiations
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"so dis- here could be acting as an intensifier."
Dear tsuwm: I would expect "disgladiation" meaning to force the opponent to drop his sword. I was a lousy fencer, but I was good at getting the other guy's foil to fall. Bad form, though.



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#105292 - 06/10/03 02:12 PM Re: intensifiers
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>Nothing like intensifying a fight among gladiators.

see the dis- in dissever, for an instance.


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