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altercate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Altercate  \Al"ter*cate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Altercated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Altercating}.]  [L.  altercatus  p.  p.  of 
  altercare,  altercari  fr  alter  another.  See  {Alter}.] 
  To  contend  in  words  to  dispute  with  zeal,  heat,  or  anger;  to 
  wrangle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  altercate 
  v  :  have  a  disagreement  over  something  "We  quarreled  over  the 
  question  as  to  who  discovered  America"  [syn:  {quarrel},  {dispute}, 
  {argufy}] 




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