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adjective as in argumentative

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There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity.

It's simply impossible for me to 'belong' to this quarrelsome, hostile, disputatious, and deservedly infamous group.

The pronunciation of the word puzzles the visitor, and even the natives grow gently disputatious on the subject.

I believe one great source of our concord is, that neither he nor I are disputatious, which is not the case with any of them.

He says that the Sophist is a disputatious man who challenges every one for speaking falsehood.

But the wisdom of the Greeks was professional and disputatious, and thus most adverse to the investigation of truth.

He is generally arrogant, disputatious, autocratic, and ambitious.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disputatious, such as: cantankerous, captious, caviling, contentious, controversial, and dissentious.

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