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quarreling

verb
variants: or quarrelling
present participle of quarrel

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to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • the coach and the referee quarreled about whether the ball was in bounds

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“Quarreling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quarreling. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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