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Agonistic

Ag`o`nis´tic
a.1.Pertaining to violent contests, bodily or mental; pertaining to athletic or polemic feats; athletic; combative; hence, strained; unnatural.
As a scholar, he [Dr. Parr] was brilliant, but he consumed his power in agonistic displays.
- De Quincey.
Adj.1.agonistic - of or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece
2.agonistic - striving to overcome in argument; "a dialectical and agonistic approach"
3.agonistic - struggling for effect; "agonistic poses"
Synonyms: strained
agonistical, combative, competitive, competitory
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