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See definition of polemics on Dictionary.com
  • as indialectic
  • as indisputation

synonyms for polemics

  • argumentation
  • contention
  • debate
  • deduction
  • discussion
  • disputation
  • persuasion
  • ratiocination
  • forensic
  • logical argument
  • mooting
  • question-and-answer method
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How to use polemics in a sentence

To the Railway News he was a valued contributor, and in railway polemics a master.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
All this persiflage, in harmony with the polemics of the Gorgias, derides and degrades the Rhetors collectively.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
That one scene makes an indelible impression on the reader's mind, and counteracts tons of polemics.
ESSAYS ON MODERN NOVELISTSWILLIAM LYON PHELPS
They must be regarded as far better authority than the writings of religious polemics.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
Dryden's times, and possibly something in his own character, trained his muse to polemics.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
Nez de Arce was a lyric poet, a dramatist and a writer of polemics, but first of all a man of action.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Being of a dogmatic temperament, he quickly became involved in the acerbities of political, theological, and ethical polemics.
THE BRIDLING OF PEGASUSALFRED AUSTIN
This it is that makes the reading of the sixteenth century polemics so insufferably jejune and dreary.
GERMAN SOCIETY AT THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGESERNEST BELFORT BAX
By reason of his extensive acquirements Abbahu was well fitted to engage in polemics against Christianity.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. II (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
For a man to make his mark, like Rousseau by polemics, is to condemn himself to perpetual exaggeration and conflict.
AMIEL'S JOURNALHENRI-FRDRIC AMIEL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POLEMICS

  • argumentation
  • contention
  • debate
  • deduction
  • discussion
  • disputation
  • forensic
  • logical argument
  • mooting
  • persuasion
  • polemics
  • question-and-answer method
  • ratiocination
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.