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1. arguing, argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt

a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Example Sentences:
'they were involved in a violent argument'

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noun plural -sies
dispute, argument, or debate, esp one concerning a matter about which there is strong disagreement and esp one carried on in public or in the press

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nounWord forms: plural ˈcontroˌversies
a lengthy discussion of an important question in which opposing opinions clash; debate; disputation
a quarrel or dispute

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n. pl. con·tro·ver·sies
1. A dispute, especially a public one, between sides holding opposing views.
2. The act or practice of engaging in such disputes: writers skilled at controversy.

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