Part of speech:
To deliberate on; consider.
To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
Having a quarrelsome, bad-tempered manner.
To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
To present a
To explain or clarify something:
Beguiling but harmful; alluring:
Of or involving dispute; controversial
To refrain from voting:
To corroborate or confirm; vouch for:
To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
Specializing in or having to do with the application of scientific, esp. medical, knowledge to legal matters, as in the investigation of crime
The definition of presumptive refers to something that is assumed to happen or assumed to be true.
To support by providing means of existence; bear the expenses of
To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
To keep from falling or moving; support:
(Law) To demonstrate sufficient legal reason for (an action taken).
To offer (a show, exhibit, etc.) to the public
To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
To endeavor to convince
To oppose is to disapprove of or be against something.
To show the operation or working of; specif., to show (a product) in use in an effort to sell it
To set up (a government, nation, business, etc.); found; institute
To endeavor to convince
To endeavor to convince
To endeavor to convince
To examine or consider a subject in speech or writing.
To clear of confusion or uncertainty:
To engage in a bad-tempered quarrel, often in a petty manner over something trivial; squabble.
Quarrel is defined as to find fault or argue with someone.
Based on theory, logic, fixed rules or forms, etc. instead of on experience or experiment
Apt to argue; contentious
Of or having to do with casuistry or casuists
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Of, subject to, or stirring up controversy; debatable
Being such that formal argument or discussion is possible.
Of or characteristic of sophists or sophistry
Seeming to be good, sound, correct, logical, etc. without really being so; plausible but not genuine
Forceful and clear; penetrating:
The definition of turbulent is something characterized by chaos, confusion, disorder or conflict.
Impossible to dispute or disprove; undeniable:
So tightly made that water cannot enter or escape.
Deductive reasoning in debate.
The definition of casuistry is the use of morals or beliefs in decisions of right and wrong in order to reach or rationalize a solution.
Complicated, often illogical or spurious argumentation.
Contretemps are defined as unfortunate or embarrassing occurrences.
(Roman Catholic Church) An official formerly appointed to present arguments against a proposed canonization or beatification.
A syllogism in which one of the premises or the conclusion is not stated explicitly.
(Uncountable) A comment of earnest reasoning meant to dissuade or remonstrate.
The antecedent of a conditional statement.
A conclusion reached by this process.
A subsidiary proposition assumed to be valid and used to demonstrate a principal proposition.
A fundamental element; a basic principle.
A theological or philosophical issue presented for formal argument or disputation.
The drawing of inferences or conclusions from known or assumed facts; use of reason
(Informal) A riotous outbreak or uproar; noisy disturbance or quarrel
A clever and plausible but fallacious argument or form of reasoning, esp. one intended to deceive
Plausible but fallacious argumentation.
(Law) Responsive pleading from a defendant that does not deny the factual allegations of the other party but argues that the defense is entitled to prevail, as in the justification of a killing being prosecuted as murder.
The definition of a submission is something sent in or the act of surrendering.
A subtle or specious piece of reasoning.
To have enough space for:
The definition of adduce is to show something as a means of proof.
To oppose as in a battle; fight
To quibble about; point out petty flaws in.
To meet in violent conflict:
Clinch means to prevent from moving, or to secure a spot.
The definition of compose means to combine, to put something in order or to write a piece of music.
(Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
Cross is defined as to go from one side to another or to mark with intersecting lines.
To signify directly; refer to specifically:
To disagree is defined as to have a different opinion, to express disapproval or to be inconsistent with other statements.
To show or demonstrate clearly; manifest:
To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
To declare to be false; deny.
To pick a fight or start an argument.
To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies.
Induce is defined as to cause something to happen or lead to some action.
To make invalid; deprive of legal force
To propose or bring up for discussion or debate
To induce to believe something; convince
To quibble is defined as to use petty, trivial expressions or arguments when discussing an issue.
To refute, especially by offering opposing evidence or arguments, as in a legal case:
To compare (one financial account) so that it is consistent or compatible with another:
To prove (a person) to be wrong; confute
To say or plead in protest, objection, complaint, etc.
To reply, esp. in a sharp, quick, or witty way, or in kind
To interfere with; to impair; to render null and void; to cause to have no effect.
(Now Rare) To make empty; clear
To be suitable, appropriate, pleasing, or healthful:
(Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
To ignore deliberately or indulgently; disregard:
To squabble is to argue or fight, especially over something silly.
To wrangle is to get something using persuasion, to manage animals on a ranch, or to loudly argue about something.
(Intransitive) to enter into an argument, conflict, dispute, or fight
To declare openly or admit frankly
To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
To state positively, with assurance, or as an opinion
To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
(--- Linguistics) To confirm the existence, usage, or currency of (a word, for example), as by being recorded in writing.
To be or give a sign of; indicate:
Mark is defined as to put an indication or symbol on something in order to identify it.
To give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of
To tell a court what pertinent information to a case one has, while under oath, and while the defendant is present.
To put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly
(Intransitive, equestrianism) to jump over a fence
To dispute (a point).
That cannot be refuted or disproved
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