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How to use factious in a sentence

Steadfast in purpose, he was never overwhelmed by misfortune and never yielded to factious opposition.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Fox offered a factious opposition to this measure, alleging that it conferred a dangerous power on the executive.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
So slow is the progress of truth in every science, even when not opposed by factious or superstitious prejudices.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
I know what you mean by bishops—rascals like yourself, Kidderminster bishops, factious, snivelling Presbyterians!'
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
Grotius looked upon almost all the Reformed as factious men.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
I feel little inclination to the factious barbarians of London; and have ever desired to remain in the place where I am planted.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
The royal governors, even when personally competent, were hampered by want of means and by factious opposition.
A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
All the morning he had to attend a factious hustings or a court—assemblies deliberative or judicial.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
He had become painfully conscious that Le Genré was not alone in his factious feelings.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
He had the ideas of a former generation, and sought to correct them by the scandal of a factious party.
FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FACTIOUS

  • belligerent
  • combative
  • contentious
  • contrary
  • controversial
  • disputatious
  • factious
  • fire-eating
  • having a chip on one's shoulder
  • litigious
  • opinionated
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • salty
  • scrappy
  • spiky
  • touchy
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