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Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.
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  1. Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.
  2. The act of discussing; talk or writing in which the pros and cons or various aspects of a subject are considered
  3. Consideration of a subject by a group; an earnest conversation.
The checks, drafts, etc. presented to a clearinghouse for exchange and settlement
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  1. The checks, drafts, etc. presented to a clearinghouse for exchange and settlement
  2. The act or an instance of exchanging:
  3. A telephone exchange.
A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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  1. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
  2. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
  3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
Supporting or convincing arguments or evidence; proper grounds for a statement or action
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  1. Supporting or convincing arguments or evidence; proper grounds for a statement or action
  2. A container; a receptacle:
  3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
Evidence or arguments used in thinking or argumentation.
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  1. Evidence or arguments used in thinking or argumentation.
  2. The proofs or reasons resulting from this
  3. Use of reason, especially to form conclusions, inferences, or judgments.
Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
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  1. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
  2. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
  3. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
Plural form of reason
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A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
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  1. A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
  2. Discussion or consideration of opposing reasons; argument about or deliberation on a question
  3. A formal contest of skill in reasoned argument, with two teams taking opposite sides of a specified question
A reason for a dispute or argument:
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  1. A reason for a dispute or argument:
  2. An angry dispute; an altercation.
  3. A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
A street with a line of buildings on either side, specif. one with occupants or establishments of a specified kind
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  1. A street with a line of buildings on either side, specif. one with occupants or establishments of a specified kind
  2. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
  3. A noisy quarrel, dispute, or disturbance; squabble, brawl, or commotion
A vehement quarrel.
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  1. A vehement quarrel.
  2. An angry or heated argument
(Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
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  1. (Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
  2. An angry quarrel; a squabble.
  3. A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub.
A sharp disagreement; conflict
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  1. A sharp disagreement; conflict
  2. A violent conflict or confrontation.
  3. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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  1. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
  2. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
  3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
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  1. A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
  2. The act or practice of engaging in such disputes:
  3. In constitutional law, an actual, definite, and concrete dispute over legal rights between parties with adverse interests wherein one party is seeking an adjudication of the dispute and specific relief of a conclusive nature. Also called case or controversy requirement. See also adversary proceeding.
A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
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  1. A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
  2. Deliberation; consideration:
  3. Discussion or consideration of opposing reasons; argument about or deliberation on a question
A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
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  1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
  3. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
A failure or refusal to agree.
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  1. A failure or refusal to agree.
  2. Failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy
  3. A quarrel or dispute
(Obs.) A fight
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  1. (Obs.) A fight
  2. A verbal controversy; a debate.
  3. A disputing; argument; debate
Power or readiness to fight; pugnacious spirit
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  1. Power or readiness to fight; pugnacious spirit
  2. A confrontation between opposing groups in which each attempts to harm or gain power over the other, as with bodily force or weapons.
  3. A quarrel or conflict:
An argument or controversial discussion
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  1. An argument or controversial discussion
  2. A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
  3. A person engaged in or inclined to controversy, argument, or refutation.
A reason for a dispute or argument:
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  1. A reason for a dispute or argument:
  2. An angry dispute; an altercation.
  3. A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
(Printing) Matter that is added to a text.
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  1. (Printing) Matter that is added to a text.
  2. An encounter; a scrape or brush; especially one involving trouble or difficulty.
  3. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
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  1. A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
  2. (Informal) A brief, petty quarrel or dispute
  3. A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
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  1. A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
  2. A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
A petty quarrel.
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  1. A petty quarrel.
  2. A slight quarrel; spat
  3. A little drink of weak liquor or punch
A speech sound, or series of such sounds, serving to communicate meaning and consisting of at least one base morpheme with or without prefixes or suffixes; unit of language between the morpheme and the sentence
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  1. A speech sound, or series of such sounds, serving to communicate meaning and consisting of at least one base morpheme with or without prefixes or suffixes; unit of language between the morpheme and the sentence
  2. A command or direction; an order:
  3. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
The act of wrangling.
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  1. The act of wrangling.
  2. An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
A troublesome situation
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  1. A troublesome situation
  2. Trouble; bother.
  3. An argument or a fight.
Any of a genus (Rheum) of perennial, large-leaved plants of the buckwheat family; esp., the domestic pieplant (R. rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades are poisonous
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  1. Any of a genus (Rheum) of perennial, large-leaved plants of the buckwheat family; esp., the domestic pieplant (R. rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades are poisonous
  2. A preparation made from the dried rhizomes and roots of any of several plants of the genus Rheum, especially R. palmatum or R. officinale of East Asia, used as a laxative.
  3. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, or heated discussion.
(Informal) An argument or altercation.
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  1. (Informal) An argument or altercation.
  2. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
  3. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
(Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
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  1. (Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
  2. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
  3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
(--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
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  1. (--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
  2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
  3. (Linguistics) A vowel point.
The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
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  1. The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
  2. An area or a position that is contested in or as if in battle:
  3. The underlying condition prompting an action; a cause:
The establishment of the truth of something
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  1. The establishment of the truth of something
  2. A test or trial of the truth, worth, quality, etc. of something
  3. Anything serving or tending to establish the truth of something, or to convince one of its truth; conclusive evidence
An explanation or justification of an act, idea, etc.
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  1. An explanation or justification of an act, idea, etc.
  2. A normal mental state; sanity:
  3. A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
A purpose or cause:
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  1. A purpose or cause:
  2. The reason; cause
A difficult problem or question.
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  1. A difficult problem or question.
  2. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
  3. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
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  1. A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
  2. Trouble or difficulty:
  3. What all (material) things are made of; whatever occupies space and is perceptible to the senses in some way: in modern physics, matter and energy are regarded as equivalents, mutually convertible according to Einstein's formula, E = mc2 (i.e., energy equals mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light); in dualistic thinking, matter is regarded as the opposite of mind, spirit, etc.
(Printing) A measuring unit for type bodies and printed matter, equal to about172 of an inch: there are 12 points in a pica
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  1. (Printing) A measuring unit for type bodies and printed matter, equal to about172 of an inch: there are 12 points in a pica
  2. The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
  3. A specified degree, condition, or limit, as in a scale or course:
(--- Music) A theme of a composition, especially a fugue.
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  1. (--- Music) A theme of a composition, especially a fugue.
  2. A person or animal that is the object of medical or scientific study:
  3. One concerning which something is said or done; a person or thing being discussed or dealt with:
The matter or thought presented for consideration in some statement or discussion; that which is made the object of thought or study.
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  1. The matter or thought presented for consideration in some statement or discussion; that which is made the object of thought or study.
  2. Matter under consideration in a written work or speech; a theme.
  3. Alternative form of subject matter.
Any topic or subject dealt with
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  1. Any topic or subject dealt with
  2. A passage from a written work used as the starting point of a discussion.
  3. The principal matter on a printed or written page, as distinguished from notes, headings, illustrations, etc.
A short essay, esp. one written as an assignment in a school course
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  1. A short essay, esp. one written as an assignment in a school course
  2. (Music) A recurring melodic element in a composition, especially a melody forming the basis of a set of variations.
  3. A topic or subject, as of a lecture, sermon, essay, etc.
One such consideration or argument
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  1. One such consideration or argument
  2. (Linguistics) A word or phrase in a sentence, usually providing information from previous discourse or shared knowledge, that the rest of the sentence elaborates or comments on.
  3. A subject of discussion or conversation.
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