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However, there was nothing rasping or contentious about the interview.

An Old Man, afflicted with a family of contentious Sons, brought in a bundle of sticks and asked the young men to break it.

Fantastic FablesAmbrose Bierce

Byllinge and Fenwick, though turned Quakers, seem to have retained some of the contentious Cromwellian spirit of their youth.

The Quaker ColoniesSydney G. Fisher

In her appearance on our wordy and contentious stage I see the commencement of a new era of things.

"A man shouldn't speak more than twice in his first session, and not at first on too contentious a topic," said Sir Edward.

The New MachiavelliHerbert George Wells

Enmity is contentious and slanderous; and will make a crime of virtue itself, and from any topic fetch matter of reproach.

All motive force in him is essentially brutish, covetous, or contentious.

He was a contentious, arrogant, but brilliant and fascinating rationalist.

When it suits their contentious mood they become strict literalists.

The Bible and LifeEdwin Holt Hughes

Many repented and were baptized, while many hardened their hearts and were filled with a contentious and lying spirit.

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