1. of or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece
  2. striving to overcome in argument
    a dialectical and agonistic approach
  3. struggling for effect
    agonistic poses
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How To Use agonistic In A Sentence

  • It's here that he rails for the umpteenth time against lesser critics who have dared to suggest that his boisterous, agonistic account of writerly influence might be weighted in favour of a certain masculinist tradition. The Anatomy of Influence by Harold Bloom – review
  • So essentially antagonistic class interests sharing the same region find themselves allying with each other in their mutual self-interests.
  • By these tests we plainly understand the “flesh” to be antagonistical to the Spirit. The Gospel Day Or, the Light of Christianity
  • I am not in any way saying this to be antagonistic, nor to disparage anyone's beliefs; that isn't my way, or my purpose in starting this.
  • The ceremony at the square was watched by more than three thousand people, including many who had been so antagonistic to him.
  • Deeply antagonistic to reformist compromises with bourgeois democracy, syndicalists also disputed the Leninist strategy of organizing revolution via a vanguard party.
  • Urine-borne chemical cues influence the progression and outcome of agonistic encounters in lobsters and crayfish.
  • a dialectical and agonistic approach
  • His brothers had been, by turns, indifferent and antagonistic to this last-born of the Angevin eaglets... with one exception. HERE BE DRAGONS
  • It is clear that you and your daughter have had a difficult and at times antagonistic relationship over the years. Times, Sunday Times
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