re·​ar·​gue | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈär-(ˌ)gyü How to pronounce reargue (audio) \
reargued; rearguing; reargues

Definition of reargue

transitive verb

: to debate, dispute, or give reasons for or against (something) for a second or subsequent time : to argue (something) again … has asked the justices to clarify their ruling and has filed a petition to reargue portions of the case.— Dominic Fracassa She said the new data will be used to reargue the old political question: To what degree should dam owners be required to ensure the safety of those living or driving downstream?— Luanne Rife

First Known Use of reargue

1705, in the meaning defined above

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“Reargue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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