A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
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Heated, often violent conflict or disagreement.
The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree; difference:
The definition of a squabble is a silly little fight or tiff.
Quarrel means a fight or dispute.
A contest, or match
A degree or amount by which things differ:
The definition of animosity is strong ill will or dislike.
A bitter, often prolonged quarrel or state of enmity, especially such a state of hostilities between two families or clans.
An act of jarring (in any sense).
The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
(Hurling) An instance of restarting the game after a "dead ball", where it is dropped between two opposing players, who can fight for possession.
The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
A protracted controversy or struggle:
The quality of being distinct or unlike; difference.
The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
A quarrel or dispute
The state of being disunited; separation.
The act of wrangling.
A failure to understand; mistake of meaning or intention
Division is defined as separation or a difference of opinion.
The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
A break in friendly relations
A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor:
(Anglo-American common law) A separate opinion filed in a case by judges who disagree with the outcome of the majority of the court in that case
An arrangement of bowling pins left standing after a bowl, in which two or more pins remain standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
A problematic situation resulting from such a disparity:
A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
The act of sparring.
An angry quarrel; a squabble.
Polemic is a controversy, debate or dispute, or a person who is inclined to argue.
(Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
A heated argument; squabble
(Informal) An argument or altercation.
Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
A feeling of animosity or rancor.
That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred.
A marked lack of correspondence or agreement
Unfriendly feeling; enmity.
Lack of harmony or agreement
Inner contentment; serenity:
The definition of an altercation is a verbal fight between people.
Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
The likelihood of the occurrence of one thing rather than the occurrence of another thing, as in a contest:
A combination of sounds considered dissonant or unpleasant.
A shallow area in a waterway.
(Biology) The evolutionary tendency or process by which animals or plants that are descended from a common ancestor evolve into different forms when living under different conditions.
A variety or assortment:
(The same) form or shape; semblance
A point, feature, or instance in which things are similar
The state or quality of being the same; identity or uniformity
A state of agreement or orderly arrangement according to color, size, shape, etc.
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