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1 an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions
  • the couple's arguments were often loud enough to be heard all over the neighborhood

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2 a statement given to explain a belief or act
  • gave a solid argument for the redeeming value of the shockingly violent movie

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3 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • the president of the Senate has allotted a week for the argument of the treaty

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4 an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate
  • it's my argument that we have too many problems here on earth to concern ourselves with manned trips to Mars

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“Arguments.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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to constrict the range or activity of

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