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As between child and parent or nurse it is not argued about because it is inevitable.

While Demosthenes argued, and Nicias demurred, Gylippus had not been idle.

"I thought your father said it was his leg had something the matter with it," argued Mrs. Porter.

I argued that the girl would believe we were working for her in our own way.

"And in a week they'd think they were over-paying me," Duncan argued.

He argued with Henry that the dog had been already poisoned when he changed so, and sprang at him.

He went to Ormond, and argued the matter with him, but in vain.

Against this mad precipitation he argued in the most earnest manner.

Steam, in all its applications, was argued against and rejected; yet it has prevailed.

Men have hurried to conclusions, and then argued from them as from facts.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "to make reasoned statements to prove or refute a proposition," from Old French arguer "maintain an opinion or view; harry, reproach, accuse, blame" (12c.), from Latin argutare "to prattle, prate," frequentative of arguere "make clear, make known, prove, declare, demonstrate," from PIE *argu-yo-, from root *arg- "to shine, be white, bright, clear" (see argent). Meaning "to oppose, dispute" is from late 14c. Related: Argued; arguing.

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