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argument, argumentation, back-and-forth, colloquy, confab, confabulation, conference, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), discussion, give-and-take, palaver, parley, talk
1839, in the meaning defined above
reduplication of Scots & English dialect argy, alteration of argue
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