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ἀγώνισμα ἀγωνίζομαι

I.a contest, in pl. deeds done in battle, brave deeds, feats, Hdt. sg., ἀγ. τινός a feat for him to be proud of, Thuc.; ξυνέσεως ἀγ. a fine stroke of wit, id=Thuc.; ἀρᾶς ἀγ. the issue of the curse, Eur.
II.ἀγ. ποιεῖσθαί τι to make it an object to strive for, Hdt.; οὐ μικρὸν τὸ ἀγ. προστάττεις Luc.
III.that with which one contends, a prize-essay, declamation, ἀγ. ἐς τὸ παραχρῆμα Thuc.

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