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In the same way, that museum exhibition was a big polemical attack on Pim Fortuyn mislabeled as a study of the fall of Rome.

The more polemical the exchange, the more bluntly this point will be advanced.

For decades now, the discourse about Israel has been far too hysterical, far too polemical, far too zero-sum.

I think Philip's words provide an almost laboratory-pure example of just such a polemical tendency.

This would be the opposite of blind partisanship and polemical vitriol, but would still be a conflict, even a bitter one.

Is there any Church in Christendom with such a polemical history or at the present moment so hopelessly and bitterly schismatic?

He wrote hurriedly, with a polemical object in view, and paid no attention to style.

His logic was studied with the sole view of learning to use polemical weapons.

Saadiah's polemical works have always a positive as well as a negative value.

He describes this vigorous polemical treatise as "flung like a bombshell among my opponents."


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polemical, such as: belligerent, combative, contentious, contrary, controversial, and disputatious.

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