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- n. The range of activities associated with aggressive encounters between members of the same species, including threat, attack, appeasement, or retreat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The science of athletic combats, or contests in public games.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or science of contending in public games or other athletic contests.
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Attention to what Jean-Luc Nancy called the "excription" of meaning, the outside of thought, does not necessarily temper the paranoid bent of critical agonistics (105).