Disceptation
Disceptation Dis`cep*ta"tion, n. [L. disceptatio.] Controversy; disputation; discussion. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Verbose janglings and endless disceptations. --Strype. [1913 Webster]


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  • disceptation — dis·cep·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • disceptation — noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement they were involved in a violent argument • Syn: ↑controversy, ↑contention, ↑contestation, ↑disputation, ↑tilt, ↑argument, ↑arguing …   Useful english dictionary

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  • contest — con·test 1 /kən test/ vt: to dispute or challenge through legal procedures contest a will con·test 2 / kän ˌtest/ n: a challenge brought through formal or legal procedures boundary controversies or other contest s between states Felix… …   Law dictionary

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