Synonyms and Antonyms of DEBATE

a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something <after much debate, I decided to get the chocolate ice cream>
Antonyms short shrift
variance of opinion on a matter <there was a great deal of debate over the need for cutting costs by eliminating some programs>
an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue <there was no debate over the expenditures before the vote>

May 04, 2015
cozen Hear it
to deceive by coaxing or trickery
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