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adjective as in quarrelsome


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Trash hauling contracts are highly regulated, complex, detailed and potentially litigious animals.

What does “love” mean, especially in our highly charged litigious society.

The couple declined to appear in Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed, and the film depicts them as a litigious pair—to the extent that many people who worked with them and Ross refused to speak to Rofé out of fear of being sued.

From Time

The most litigious in the Northwell system during that time was Long Island Jewish Medical Center, which filed a total of 2,011 court actions, with more than a quarter of those pursued last year, the research showed.

This child of Nigerian immigrants has acquired this country’s litigious spirit, and he pressed his case for nominal damages.

ANDREA CONSTAND (2004) The most litigious of the group is Constand.

I got the shot across the bow at the beginning, and I knew from his history that he tended to be very litigious.

They are “not litigious people,” as Sarah said, but they felt they had a right to sue.

The hiring of Belcher itself was a strong indicator that the famously litigious Sterling was determined to go to court.

Could a director get away with that in these litigious times?

Fitzwilliam was a man of hasty temper, Fitton was said to be vain-glorious and was certainly quarrelsome and litigious.

When any litigious suits fell out, he would always stop them and prevent people's going to law.

Writing about law makes one litigious; so I seize this opportunity for making a few observations on American claims.

But they are judges of the first instance for every kind of litigious or criminal cases.

Other claims have been personal or litigious; these are historic.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to litigious, such as: belligerent, combative, contentious, argumentative, and disputable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.