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Contestation

noun
1.
A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.  Synonyms: arguing, argument, contention, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt.






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"Contestation" Quotes from Famous Books



... their contestation/Was theam for you, you were the word of war] [W: theam'd] I am neither satisfied with the reading nor the emendation; theam'd is, I think, a word unauthorised, and very harsh. ...
— Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies • Samuel Johnson



Words linked to "Contestation" :   difference of opinion, conflict, dispute, difference, firestorm, arguing, polemic, fight, controversy, argy-bargy, contest, sparring, argle-bargle



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