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Daemon
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contentious

(adjective) Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in lawsuits.

Synonyms: combative, disputatious, litigious

Usage: The captain felt like he was constantly mediating disputes between his contentious crew members.
Ashwin Vemuri
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contentious

(adjective) Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in lawsuits.

Synonyms: combative, disputatious, litigious

Usage: The captain felt like he was constantly mediating disputes between his contentious crew members.
Adyl Mouhei
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Contentious sentence examples:



-It has been a contentious issue for decades.

-There was contentious debate over the use of genetically modified crops.

-Points in the draft that we view as helpful may appear contentious to some of them.

-What is being done to address this increasingly contentious Internet issue?


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Emel Rapchan
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Emel Rapchan
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This procedure, which came to be much curtailed, belonging to the praetor’s voluntary, not his contentious, jurisdiction, did not require the praetor to be seated on his elevated platform in the comitium (pro tribunali), but might be transacted by him on the level ground (de plano) (…).

— Gaius, The Institutes of Roman Law, Book I. Status Or Unequal Rights [De Personis], V. Concerning Surrendered Enemies
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