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agonistical (comparative more agonistical, superlative most agonistical)

  1. (archaic) agonistic (of or relating to contests that were originally participated in by the Ancient Greeks).
    • 1659, Henry Hammond, A Paraphrase and Annotations upon All the books of the New Testament[1], London: Richard Davis, Romans 9, annotations, page 487:
      Three words there are here together, [translated as] to follow after, to attain, to be foremost, which are all Agonistical, referring to the customes of the Graecian exercises in their Olympian, Nemaean, Isthmian, Pythian games, which are often alluded to in these Epistles.

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