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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes.

Usage examples (34)
  • What you describe correspond to what Caillois called "agon," or directly competitive games.
  • It was an agon, he said, a contest, win or lose all.
  • NGUYEN: You know it is agon -- just truly agonizing to watch.
  • ‘I agon-ise, I agon-ise!’ yelled her nephew in the next room. for more
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