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Agʹony

properly means contention in the athletic games; and to agonise is the act of contending. (Greek, agõn, a game of contest, as well as a “place of assembly”).

Agony, meaning “great pain,” is the wrestle with pain or struggle with suffering.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Agnes
Agnes (St.)
Agnes Day (St.)
Agnoites (3 syl.). Ag-no-ites, or Ag-no-i-tæ
Agnostic (An)
Agnus-castus
Agnus Dei
Agog
Agonistes
Agonistics
Agony
Agony Column
Agra rian Law
Agrimony
Ague (A cure for)
Ague.cheek
Agur’s Wish (Prov. xxx. 8)
Ahasue rus
Ahead
Ahithophel
Ah med (Prince)