contest

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someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon) agonist
contestant who loses the contest also-ran , loser
contest between athletes athletic competition , athletic contest , athletics
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery award , prize
contest in which intelligence rather than violence is used battle of wits
prize given to one who finishes last in a contest booby prize
contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers) bout
call to engage in a contest or fight challenge
test or contest challenge
contest whose outcome is uncertain up to the very end cliffhanger
act of fighting; any contest or struggle combat , fight , fighting , scrap
athletic contest consisting of ten different events decathlon
track-and-field contest with 10 events decathlon
outcome of a game or contest decision
contest, to forfeit a default
contest loss defeat
unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest defeat , licking
protect or contest defend
fiercely disputed contest dogfight
match in a contest draw
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