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compete in

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oppose

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a trial of skill or ability

to strive against (others) for victory

to take a stand against

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References in classic literature ?
whilst we are contesting with each other, the tulip will die.
He went swimming with her, in point of rashness exceeding her; and dynamited fish with her, diving among the hungry ground-sharks and contesting with them for possession of the stunned prey, until he earned the approval of the whole Tahitian crew.
Without contesting your niece's social position--and without the slightest intention of insulting you--I repeat that the rank which Mr.
The yellow men from the east and north are contesting our rights here now," said the colonel, "but we shall win--we shall conquer the world, carrying Christianity to all the benighted heathen of Europe, and Asia as well.
In sheer weariness, she gave up contesting the matter; and, raising herself languidly on the sofa, said she would try to play.