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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Agonist \Ag"o*nist\, n. [Gr. ?.]
One who contends for the prize in public games. [R.]
[1913 Webster] Agonistic
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the principal character in a work of fiction [syn:
2: someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon) [ant:
adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister]
3: a muscle that contracts while another relaxes; "when bending
the elbow the biceps are the agonist"
4: (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a
cell to produce a physiological reaction
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