Controverting
Controvert Con"tro*vert, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Controverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Controverting}.] [See {Controversy}.] To make matter of controversy; to dispute or oppose by reasoning; to contend against in words or writings; to contest; to debate. [1913 Webster]

Some controverted points had decided according to the sense of the best jurists. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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