[ kat-l-uh-nair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌkæt l əˈnɛər i ən /
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pertaining to or resembling Catiline.
a person who participated in Catiline's conspiracy.
a person who resembles or imitates Catiline; conspirator.
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Words nearby Catilinarian
catholicon, catholicos, catholicus, cathouse, Cathy, Catilinarian, Catiline, cation, cation exchange, cationic detergent, catkin
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How to use Catilinarian in a sentence
Where now hurl the Catilinarian pride, the splendid exhibition of warlike crime-avenging materials?The Reign of Greed|Jose Rizal
He consistently opposed Caesar, whom he endeavoured to implicate in the Catilinarian conspiracy.
The same immovable courage was shown by Caesar at the time of the Catilinarian conspiracy.Ancient Rome|Mary Agnes Hamilton
Cicero, therefore, was fully aware of the danger which would threaten himself from his execution of the Catilinarian conspirators.
Little else is known of him except that he declared in favour of the death punishment for the Catilinarian conspirators.