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disceptation, arguing, argument, tilt, disputation, contestation, contention, controversy
n. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
public debate, disputation, debate
n. the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
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engagement, fight, conflict, battle
n. a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
battle, struggle, conflict
n. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
battle, struggle, conflict
n. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
strife
n. bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension
strife
n. bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension
scuffle, scramble
n. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
feud
n. a bitter quarrel between two parties
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning
n. thinking that is coherent and logical
line of reasoning, logical argument, line, argument, argumentation
n. a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
case
n. a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"
discourse, treatment, discussion
n. an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
debate, argumentation, argument
n. a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
disagreement
n. the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
dissension, discord
n. disagreement among those expected to cooperate
variance, division
n. discord that splits a group
difference of opinion, conflict, difference, dispute
n. a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
disceptation, arguing, argument, tilt, disputation, contestation, contention, controversy
n. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
polemic
n. a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
run-in, dustup, words, row, wrangle, quarrel
n. an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
affray, fracas, altercation
n. noisy quarrel
fuss, pettifoggery, squabble, tiff, spat, bickering, bicker
n. a quarrel about petty points
claim, call
n. a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
objection
n. the speech act of objecting
public debate, disputation, debate
n. the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
strife, discord
n. lack of agreement or harmony
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