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contentious

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  • s  inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
    a style described as abrasive and contentious
  • s  involving or likely to cause controversy
    a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson

  • A central and contentious element of the book is the issue of gay marriages.
  • When the wall fell the two erstwhile rival and contentious countries rejoiced and celebrated.
  • The claim of the leading environmentalists of UN about the lifespan of the Himalayan glaciers has become increasingly contentious.
News & Articles

  • Immigration debate clears procedural Senate hurdle
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In Spanish and English, the Senate pushed contentious immigration legislation over early procedural hurdles with deceptive ease on Tuesday as President Barack Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally a chance at citizenship.
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Immigration debate begins; early hurdles cleared in Senate
    In Spanish and English, the Senate pushed contentious immigration legislation over early procedural hurdles with deceptive ease Tuesday as President Barack Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally a chance at citizenship.
    June 12, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Attention turns to vote-counting on immigration
    Backers of far-reaching immigration legislation are turning their attention to courting support and counting votes after the Senate pushed the contentious bill over early procedural hurdles. Two votes ...
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in ABC News
    The focus of his confirmation process would have been on the past rather than the future,Gates said. "There was the very real prospect the process would be quite contentious."
  • President Bush in Reuters UK
    A contentious relationship with Russia is not in America's interest and a contentious relationship with America is not in Russia's interest,Bush said before departing for Texas for a vacation.
  • Mitch McConnell in Washington Post
    If all funding bills are going to be this partisan and contentious, it will be a very long year,Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said.

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