arguing arguing  /ˈɑrɡju ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Usage(s):

  1. Nobody is arguing about that anymore.
  2. We're still arguing, it's true, but we're not arguing about the same things.
  3. But he did pry open a taboo, quietly arguing that quality rather than quantity was his measure of a happy life.

News

  1. Woman faces charges for worthless checks

    The couple’s arguing could be heard by the Cadott Police officer outside the apartment. The officer knocked on the door and identified himself.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Chippewa Herald

  2. Time to Stop Arguing About Climate Change, World Bank Says

    By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - The world should stop arguing about whether humans are causing climate change and start taking action to stop dangerous temperature rises, the president of the World Bank said on Wednesday. Jim Yong Kim said there was 97 to 98 percent agreement among scientists that global warming was real and caused by human activity. "If you disagree with the science of ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  3. Arguing couple decide to split for the night

    Whether they were married was unclear, but the mother and father of the children in the house had been arguing most of the day “about stresses of life and the male entering the female’s room without her permission.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Dayton Daily News

Quotes

  1. "Kagan's lack of judicial experience and short time as Solicitor General, arguing just six cases before the Court, is troubling," he said.
    on May 10, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: Environment News Service

  2. "If we agree on 90 percent of this stuff, and we're spending all our time on television arguing about 1, 2, 3 percent of the spending in this thing ...... that starts sounding more like politics," Obama said.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "I was really nervous that we made the wrong call there," Edwards said after doing his traditional victory backflip off his car. "Bob's the smartest guy in the world. We were really arguing. We made light of it, but we thought we made the...
    on Aug 3, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: International Herald Tribune

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