On cable, politicians and pundits are forever declaring that the American people agree with them, as if that ends the argument.
The argument Daisey makes is the same as the one made by the author, in a sense: this makes an important story more powerful.
But then, eight months after the argument, the Court punted.
But even so, it is much more arresting and persuasive as an argument because it is tied to crucial end results.
The argument from Washington would be simple: this is your money anyway, and we want to give some back.
The argument which followed this announcement was not long, but spirited.
As Newton says in his argument with Leibnitz, "the glory is due only to the inventor."
But whatever the form of argument may be, the result is the same.
It was no use; she always got the better of me in an argument.
This, as we shall later see, is an important step in our argument.
early 14c., "statements and reasoning in support of a proposition," from Old French arguement "reasoning, opinion; accusation, charge" (13c.), from Latin argumentum "evidence, ground, support, proof; a logical argument," from arguere "to argue" (see argue). Sense passed through "subject of contention" to "a quarrel," a sense formerly attached to argumentation.