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synonyms for controversies

  • argument
  • bickering
  • difference
  • discussion
  • fuss
  • quarrel
  • squabble
  • strife
  • wrangle
  • wrangling
  • altercation
  • beef
  • brush
  • contention
  • disputation
  • embroilment
  • flak
  • hurrah
  • miff
  • polemic
  • row
  • rumpus
  • scene
  • scrap
  • tiff
  • words
  • dissention
  • falling-out
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antonyms for controversies

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  • agreement
  • concurrence
  • peace
  • compliment
  • harmony
  • praise
  • accord
  • forbearance
  • quiet
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How to use controversies in a sentence

He has been speaking all that time, taking a part in all the controversies of the day.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
From questions of this class, spring all our constitutional controversies, and we divide upon them into majorities and minorities.
KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
In his political controversies, it must be confessed, his equanimity deserted him, and he is often intolerant and unfair.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Names being regarded as things in such controversies, they bestowed on the anti-improvement gentlemen the appellation of Radicals.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
His controversies with those under him form an interesting chapter of Confederate records.
STONE'S RIVERWILSON J. VANCE
The political controversies, however, did not terminate upon the admission of the plebeians to full political rights.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
He seems to have been of a headlong, blustery, uncertain disposition; much tossed about in the controversies of his day.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Possessing a high tempered and somewhat contentious nature, Giberne was involved in numerous sharp controversies.
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
He was drawn into a series of deplorable controversies, which estranged him from many; but of his real friends he lost not one.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
I am not going to take your time to rehash any controversies referred to in the eloquence from the State of Washington.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
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