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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.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
He is generally arrogant, disputatious, autocratic, and ambitious.
That disputatious Scotchman in the second Row with Spectacles, and—teeth.
But we put in a lot of things that seem to me to be merely disputatious, and we didn't write it in the best form.
But the authority of the encyclopedia gave his naturally disputatious nature a stimulus not to be resisted.
Judgments become too refined and men tend to become merely disputatious and subtle.
THE HOLY EARTHL. H. BAILEY
I had sate down sulky and discontented, and disposed to be silent—the wine rendered me loquacious, disputatious, and quarrelsome.

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