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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Aggressive attack on opinions of another.

Usage examples (35)
  • For both parties, the most disagreeable way of responding to a polemic is to be angry and keep silent: for the aggressor usually takes the silence as a sign of disdain.
  • In her 3500-word polemic, the only hard evidence she brings to bear for her verdict of failure is this:
  • Perhaps the entire polemic is much ado about nothing?
  • I'm not talking about a political polemic from the field (pro or con). for more
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