controversially controversially


  • (adv) involving controversy


  1. And, most controversially, she tore down the ramshackle restaurants and shops that had cropped up on the water's edge.
  2. Made a name for himself by controversially opposing oil-shale leases in the West.
  3. The religious histories of Ukraine and Russia are closely and sometimes controversially intertwined.


  1. Rugby-Lions may not have seen the last of Cooper - Warburton

    By Nick Mulvenney MAITLAND, Australia, June 10 (Reuters) - British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton will not be surprised if he ends up facing Quade Cooper again on the current tour even if the flyhalf was controversially left out of the Australia squad for the test series. Warburton made his Lions debut last weekend against the Queensland Reds in Brisbane, helping the tourists to a 22-12 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Rugby-Cooper omitted from Wallabies squad, Beale in

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, June 9 (Reuters) - Australia coach Robbie Deans confirmed mercurial flyhalf Quade Cooper will not have a place in his final squad for the test series against the British and Irish Lions, while welcoming troubled back Kurtley Beale into the Wallabies fold. Deans controversially overlooked Cooper for his initial 25-man squad named last month and on Sunday said the 24-year ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Gov. Patrick admits to getting drunk after Boston Marathon manhunt

    During a visit to a Cambridge marketing firm, Gov. Deval Patrick spoke candidly and somewhat controversially about what he did the day after the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured in Watertown.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: FOX 25 Boston


  1. "Above all, and most controversially, Africa has been a prime example of a foreign policy that has been thoroughly interventionist," Mr Blair said. "I believe in the power of political action to make the world better and the moral obligation...
    on May 31, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: Independent

  2. "It's a challenge," Lawson told Sky News television. "I think it's a wonderful challenge to have because it's such a talented squad they have over there. They're coming off a poor World Cup and controversially being beaten by Ireland, and all...
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Geoff Lawson Source:

  3. "Some of our customers view this a little controversially, in a sense that if we could solve these problems at the root, why is there a need for extra products," Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said this week. "We do live in a...
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Steve Ballmer Source: CNET

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