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  1. agonistesnoun

    A person engaged in a struggle.

    Etymology: ἀγωνιστής, from ἀγών.


  1. Agonistes

    The word Agonistes, found as an epithet following a person's name, means “the struggler” or “the combatant.” It is most often an allusion to John Milton’s 1671 verse tragedy Samson Agonistes, which recounts the end of Samson's life, when he is a blind captive of the Philistines, described as being “Eyeless in Gaza at the mill with slaves”. The struggle that Samson Agonistes centres upon is the effort of Samson to renew his faith in God’s support. E. H. Visiak wrote a study of Milton titled Milton Agonistes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agonistes in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agonistes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
    • A. aligned
    • B. cosmopolitan
    • C. abrupt
    • D. blistering

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