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1) agonistic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Striving to overcome in argument; combative. 2. Struggling to achieve effect; strained and contrived. 3. Of or relating to contests, originally those of the ancient...

2) 222. Death of Thomas Carlyle. Specimen Days. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...and morals stands the stomach, and gives a sort of casting vote. 2 Two conflicting agonistic elements seem to have contended in the man, sometimes pulling him different...

3) 159. Strength. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...physique; grit, pith, pithiness. ATHLETICS, athleticism; gymnastics, acrobatism, agonistics, feats of strength. ATHLETE, gymnast, pancratiast, acrobat; Atlas, Hercules,...

4) The Fourth Book. Augustine, Saint. 1909-14. The Confessions of St. Augustine. The Harvard Classics
...very skilful in physic, and renowned therein, who had with his own proconsular hand put the Agonistic garland upon my distempered head, but not as a physician: for...

5) 196. Poem of Joys. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...145 Joy of the solitary walk—the spirit bowed yet proud—the suffering and the struggle? The agonistic throes, the extasies—joys of the solemn musings, day or night?...

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