pro agon

proagon

[proh-ag-ohn, -on, proh-ah-gohn]
noun, plural proagones [proh-uh-goh-neez] . Greek.
(in ancient Greek comedy) a disputatious exchange, sometimes of a slapstick nature, between the chorus and the characters, or among the characters themselves, usually following the parodos and preceding the agon.
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