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Overview of adj contentious

The adj contentious has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigious

(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")

2. contentious

(involving or likely to cause controversy; "a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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