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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Inclined or showing an inclination to argue, even to engage in law suits.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : disputatious litigants
  • I commend you for the use of the word disputatious as you confronted the defense secretary.
  • I believe one great source of our concord is that neither he nor I are disputatious, which is not the case with any of them.
  • "disputatious" and was causing corrosive damage to South Africa's national image and international credibility. for more
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