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adjective as in biased

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Describing that as humane, as the Administration has, is “tendentious,” Krikorian says.

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Petrovsky says he had to work at stopping some tendentious reporters from distorting his paper’s findings to shape a narrative that SARS-CoV-2 had unequivocally been manufactured.

Oh, at this distance almost any answer is likely to be tendentious.

Munayyer is not un-informed, but his article is tendentious.

Again and again, they delivered bloviating, tendentious monologues and then cut Hagel off when he tried to reply.

Bereft of serious arguments, anti-Obama types resort to tendentious claims about symbolic slights.

"Somewhat misleading and tendentious," the New York Times executive editor, Bill Keller, said about the study.

The position in Ethiopia is, to say the least of it, tendentious, and at any moment the natives may change their skin.

Calling it by a certain name-media-ocracy-is probably tendentious.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tendentious, such as: prejudicial, bigoted, chauvinistic, disposed, one-sided, and partial.

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