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hot–button

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hot–button

  1. relating to or causing the expression of opposing opinions <the new plan raises a number of hot-button issues that are sure to get voters riled up> Synonyms argumentative, contentious, disputatious, hot-button, polemical (also polemic)Related Words delicate, difficult, knotty, problematic (also problematical), spiny, thorny, ticklish, touchy, toughNear Antonyms incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, undeniable, unquestionable; irrefutable; uncontested, undisputedAntonyms noncontroversial, safe, uncontroversial




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