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But he hastily goes on to an assertion which seems arbitrary and controvertible.

But if it be at all a controvertible case, whether the cause be just or not, then the husband being governor must be judge.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, probably a back-formation from controversy. Related: Controverted; controverting; controvertible.

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