Part of speech:
A minor or preliminary conflict or dispute:
A vehement quarrel.
A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
A disputing; argument; debate
A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
Armed fighting; combat:
A short, quick fight, skirmish, etc.
The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
Liquor; esp., weak liquor
Free means to release or let go.
A state of agreement or orderly arrangement according to color, size, shape, etc.
Inner contentment; serenity:
An angry quarrel; a squabble.
The definition of contention is a struggle, dispute or something that someone argues about.
The definition of a debate is a formal discussion of the opposing sides of a specific subject or a formal contest of arguments.
Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
Polemic is a controversy, debate or dispute, or a person who is inclined to argue.
A tool, such as a stonemason's chisel, that has a squared head.
A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
The act of wrangling.
A heated argument; squabble
(Informal) An argument or altercation.
A facility; a knack:
To cause to enter; to thrust.
A succession without a break or gap in time:
an angry dispute
A row; a dispute.
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