altercate

verb al·ter·cate \ ˈȯl-tər-ˌkāt \

Definition of altercate

altercated; altercating
: to dispute angrily or noisily : wrangle

Examples of altercate in a Sentence

  1. this discussion is so silly we might as well altercate on how many angels can dance on the point of a needle

Origin and Etymology of altercate

Latin altercatus, past participle of altercari, from alter other

altercate Synonyms

Phrases

bandy words, butt heads, lock horns, mix it up;



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