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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a combative or contentious manner.

Usage examples (7)
  • Free from his lovely, yet disputatiously snobby wife, now back in London, he's having a good time in America, spreading his wings.
  • "I don't see why," rejoined Susan Bates, disputatiously.
  • While the Law argued, learnedly, disputatiously, with the handing up and the handing down of inane decisions, Crime scored; and Who or What tallied?
  • You watch the waiter bring another round of drinks and you perceive that the evening is well under way and that the peak of the twenty-four hours is being disputatiously... for more
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