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  • 101bicker — Synonyms and related words: altercate, argue, argufy, around the bush, bandy words, battle, beat, beat about, beg the question, bicker over, boggle, brawl, broil, caterwaul, cavil, choplogic, clack, clatter, clitter, contend, contend about,… …

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  • 102contend — Synonyms and related words: affirm, agonize, allege, announce, annunciate, antagonize, argue, argufy, assert, assever, asseverate, aver, avouch, avow, bandy words, battle, beat against, beat up against, bicker, bicker over, box, brawl, breast the …

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  • 103contest — Synonyms and related words: Kilkenny cats, Olympic games, Olympics, abjure, action, altercation, antagonize, argue, argufy, argument, assert the contrary, awake a doubt, bandy words, battle, be contrary to, be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious,… …

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  • 104dispute — Synonyms and related words: Kilkenny cats, Socratic method, abjure, agitate, altercate, altercation, apologetics, apologia, apology, argue, argufy, argument, argumentation, asking, assert the contrary, awake a doubt, bandy words, be diffident, be …

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  • 105fight — Synonyms and related words: Olympic games, Olympics, a outrance, action, aerial combat, affray, against, aggression, aggressiveness, agonize, altercate, altercation, antagonism, antagonize, argue, argument, armored combat, avoid, bandy with,… …

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  • 106quarrel — Synonyms and related words: Kilkenny cats, action, aerial combat, affray, altercate, altercation, argue, argument, armored combat, arrow, arrowhead, barb, barney, battle, battle royal, beef, bicker, bicker over, bickering, blood feud, bobbery,… …

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  • 107squabble — Synonyms and related words: altercate, altercation, argufy, argument, beef, bicker, bicker over, bickering, blood feud, brawl, broil, caterwaul, clash, contend about, contention, contest, controversy, differ, dispute, donnybrook, donnybrook fair …

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  • 108clash — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. collide, conflict; disagree, dispute, differ, contend. n. collision, impact, concussion, conflict, disagreement. See impulse, contention, discord. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Collision] Syn. crash,… …

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  • 109contention — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of contending Nouns 1. (act of contending) contention, strife, contest, contestation, altercation, infighting; struggle; belligerency, pugnacity, combativeness (see irascibility); competition,… …

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  • 110controversy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. contention, dispute, argument, discord, discussion, debate, quarrel, wrangle, altercation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. contention, debate, disagreement, quarrel; see discussion 1 , dispute . See Synonym… …

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  • 111disagreement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of disagreeing Nouns 1. disagreement, discord, discordance; dissonance, dissidence, discrepancy; unconformity, incongruity, incongruence; discongruity, misalliance; jarring; dissent, dissension,… …

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  • 112haggle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. cavil; bargain, chaffer, dicker. See barter. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To bargain] Syn. deal, wrangle, argue; see buy 1 , sell 1 . 2. [To mangle] Syn. whack, hack, chop; see cut 1 . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 113hassle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., slang, quarrel, squabble. See discord. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An argument] Syn. quarrel, squabble, row; see dispute . 2. [A troublesome situation] Syn. bother, nuisance, annoyance; see trouble 2 . v …

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  • 114spat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. quarrel, dispute; slap, smack; gaiter. See discord, impulse, clothing. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tiff, dispute, scrap, quarrel; see dispute . See Synonym Study at quarrel . v. Syn. punch, thump, slap;… …

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  • 115argue — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To endeavor to convince] Syn. plead, appeal, assert, maintain, claim, hold, explain, justify, elucidate, present, show, support, reason with, dispute, contend, oppose, demonstrate, establish, join issue, make a case for, put …

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  • 116Contention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Contention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 contention contention strife Sgm: N 1 contest contest contestation Sgm: N 1 struggle struggle Sgm: N 1 belligerency belligerency Sgm: N 1 opposition opposition …

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  • 117wrong — [OE] Etymologically, wrong probably means ‘twisted’. It was borrowed into late Old English from Old Norse *vrangr ‘awry’ (rangr is the recorded form), which was descended from prehistoric Germanic *wrangg (source also of English wrangle [14]). A… …

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  • 118wrangler — (n.) person in charge of horses or cattle, herder, 1888, agent noun from WRANGLE (Cf. wrangle) (v.); as a proprietary name for a brand of jeans, copyrighted 1947, claiming use from 1929 …

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  • 119brangle — I. n. Squabble, quarrel, wrangle, dispute, jangle, bickering, bandying of words, war of words, branglement. II. v. n. Wrangle, squabble. See bicker …

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  • 120brawl — I. v. n. 1. Quarrel (noisily), dispute (angrily), wrangle, brangle, jangle, squabblebicker. 2. Roar, resound. II. n. Quarrel, wrangle, brangle, jangle, squabble, dispute, uproar, broil, altercation, fracas, squabble, fray, feud, tumult,… …

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