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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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subs.

P. and V. ἀγών, ὁ, μάχη, ἡ, ἅμιλλα, ἡ, V. ἀγωνία, ἡ, παλαῖσμα, τό, ἆθλος, ὁ, δῆρις, ἡ (Aesch.); see struggle, argument.

Gymnastic contest: P. and V. ἀγών, ὁ, ἅμιλλα, ἡ, V. ἆθλος, ὁ.

v. trans.

Oppose: P. and V. ἐναντιοῦσθαι (dat.), ἀνθίστασθαι (dat.).

Argue against: P. and V. ἀντιλέγειν (dat.).

Contest a claim: P. ἀμφισβητεῖν (gen.); see dispute.

V. intrans. Be competitor: P. and V. ἀγωνίζεσθαι, ἁμιλλᾶσθαι; see compete.

Join in contesting: P. συναγωνίζεσθαι (absol.).