polemize
intransitive verb (-mized; -mizing) Date: 1828 polemicize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polemize — (Amer.) pÉ‘lɪmaɪ / pÉ’l v. polemicize, argue, dispute, debate, engage in polemics (also polemise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polemize — /pol euh muyz /, v.i., polemized, polemizing. polemicize. Also, esp. Brit., polemise. [ < Gk pólem(os) war + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • polemize — pol·e·mize …   English syllables

  • polemize — pol•e•mize [[t]ˈpɒl əˌmaɪz[/t]] v. i. mized, miz•ing rht polemicize • Etymology: 1825–35; < Gk pólem(os) war + ize …   From formal English to slang

  • polemize — verb engage in a controversy The two historians polemicized for years • Syn: ↑polemise, ↑polemicize, ↑polemicise • Derivationally related forms: ↑polemic (for: ↑polemicise) …   Useful english dictionary

  • polemized — polemize (Amer.) pÉ‘lɪmaɪ / pÉ’l v. polemicize, argue, dispute, debate, engage in polemics (also polemise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polemizes — polemize (Amer.) pÉ‘lɪmaɪ / pÉ’l v. polemicize, argue, dispute, debate, engage in polemics (also polemise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polemizing — polemize (Amer.) pÉ‘lɪmaɪ / pÉ’l v. polemicize, argue, dispute, debate, engage in polemics (also polemise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polemicise — verb engage in a controversy The two historians polemicized for years • Syn: ↑polemize, ↑polemise, ↑polemicize • Derivationally related forms: ↑polemic, ↑polemic (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • polemicize — verb engage in a controversy The two historians polemicized for years • Syn: ↑polemize, ↑polemise, ↑polemicise • Derivationally related forms: ↑polemic (for: ↑polemicise), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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