verbal+contest

  • 1 verbal contest — index fight (argument) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 verbal contention — index contest (dispute), dispute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 verbal engagement — index contest (dispute), dispute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 fight — I (argument) noun altercation, bickering, broil, certamen, clash, conflict, confrontation, contest, controversy, debate, difference, disagreement, discord, disputation, dispute, dissension, embroilment, estrangement, expression of contrary… …

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  • 6 Sermonum liber primus — (also known as Satires I ), is a collection of ten satirical poems written by the Roman poet Horace. Composed in dactylic hexameters, Horace s Satires explore the secrets of human happiness and literary perfection. Published probably in 35 BCE… …

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  • 7 flyting — [flīt′iŋ] n. 〚< flyte, flite, to contend, strive < OE flītan; akin to MHG vlīzen, to quarrel, Ger fleiss, diligence〛 a formalized exchange of taunts, insults, etc., as between warriors in Old English epics * * * ▪ Scottish verbal contest       ( …

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  • 8 dispute — I. v. n. 1. Debate, argue, contend in argument. 2. Bicker, wrangle, quarrel, brawl, spar, spat, jangle, squabble, tiff, fall out, have words, have an altercation. II. v. a. 1. Debate, discuss, agitate, ventilate, argue, reason about. 2.… …

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  • 9 Altercation — Al ter*ca tion (?; 277), n. [F. altercation, fr. L. altercatio.] Warm contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy; wrangle; wordy contest. Stormy altercations. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Syn: {Altercation}, {Dispute},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 United States presidential election, 2004 timeline — The following is a timeline of events during the 2004 U.S. presidential election:2002* May 31 Vermont Governor Howard B. Dean III forms a presidential exploratory committee. * December 1 John F. Kerry, U.S. senator from Massachusetts announces… …

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  • 11 gross-out session — {n.}, {slang}, {avoidable} A verbal contest between teen agers in which the object of the game is to see who can be more disgusting or vulgar than anybody else. * /When Jim got home he found his two teen age sons engaged in a gross out session;… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 12 gross-out session — {n.}, {slang}, {avoidable} A verbal contest between teen agers in which the object of the game is to see who can be more disgusting or vulgar than anybody else. * /When Jim got home he found his two teen age sons engaged in a gross out session;… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 Disputation — Dis pu*ta tion, n. [OE. desputeson, disputacion, OF. desputeison, F. disputation, fr. L. disputatio. See {Dispute}, v. i.] 1. The act of disputing; a reasoning or argumentation in opposition to something, or on opposite sides; controversy in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Cyrus the Great — King of Āryāvarta[1][2], King of Persia, King of Anshan, King of Media, King of Babylon, King of Sumer and Akkad, King of the four corners of the World[ …

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  • 15 Abu Abed — is a fictional character that forms the centerpiece of many jokes in Lebanon, though he is known throughout the Arab world. The Washington Post describes him as an Archie Bunker like figure who is a fumbling caricature of all the failings of the… …

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  • 16 Perceval ou le Conte du Graal — Le Conte du Graal Auteur Chrétien de Troyes Genre Roman courtois Pays d origine France Date de parution XIIe siècle Chronologie …

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  • 17 sounding — sounding1 soundingly, adv. soundingness, n. /sown ding/, adj. 1. emitting or producing a sound or sounds. 2. resounding or sonorous. 3. having an imposing sound; high sounding; pompous. n. 4. a verbal contest or confrontation, as among teenage… …

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  • 18 disputation — noun a) The act of disputing; a reasoning or argumentation in opposition to something, or on opposite sides; controversy in words; verbal contest respecting the truth of some fact, opinion, proposition, or argument. b) A rhetorical ex …

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  • 19 saint’s life — (saint’s legend, hagiography)    One of the most popular literary genres in medieval Europe was the saint’s life. These were short narrative biographies of holy men and women, most often martyrs, whose stories were intended to reveal the active… …

    Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • 20 gross-out\ session — noun slang avoidable A verbal contest between teen agers in which the object of the game is to see who can be more disgusting or vulgar than anybody else. When Jim got home he found his two teen age sons engaged in a gross out session; he bawled… …

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