altercate

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verb al·ter·cate \ˈȯl-tər-ˌkāt\

Definition of altercate

altercated

;

altercating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  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


First Known Use: 1530



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