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disputative


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disputative  \Dis*put"a*tive\,  a.  [L.  disputativus.] 
  Disposed  to  dispute;  inclined  to  cavil  or  to  reason  in 
  opposition;  as  a  disputative  temper.  --I.  Watts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disputative 
  adj  :  inclined  or  showing  an  inclination  to  dispute  or  disagree, 
  even  to  engage  in  law  suits;  "a  style  described  as 
  abrasive  and  contentious";  "a  disputatious  lawyer";  "a 
  litigious  and  acrimonious  spirit"  [syn:  {contentious}, 
  {disputatious},  {litigious}] 




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