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controvert

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of controvert

  1. to express different opinions about something often angrily <ever since the poem was first published, critics and scholars have controverted over the meaning of its concluding lines> Synonyms altercate, argufy, bicker, brabble, brawl, argue, dispute, fall out, fight, hassle, jar, quarrel, quibble, row, scrap, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangleRelated Words challenge, dare, defy; clash, contend, contest, tangle; cavil, fuss, nitpick; consider, debate, discuss; kick, object, protestNear Antonyms coexist, get along; accept, agree, assent, concur, consent




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