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Origin of contention
SYNONYMS FOR contention
OTHER WORDS FROM contentioncon·ten·tion·al, adjectivenon·con·ten·tion, nounpre·con·ten·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for contention
But that was so yesterday, much like his contention that he lacked the power to unilaterally confer amnesty.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Koch had girded himself for at least a year of contention before his research would be accepted.When TB Was a Death Sentence: An Excerpt From ‘The Remedy’|Thomas Goetz|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So even back then, this was an obvious point of concern and contention.
To support his position, Governor Snyder presented a study purporting to prove the contention.Judges Now Recognize Anti-Gay Marriage Laws Are Irrational|Geoffrey R. Stone|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The credibility of that contention would depend on exactly what Wildstein told Christie and how he phrased it.
The house of lords meanwhile was not free from animosity and contention.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett
This statement is not sufficient to meet the contention that the removal was cunningly attained.Lincoln, the Politician|T. Aaron Levy
The leaders fallen, no further object for contention remained to the rebels, and the defeat was complete and irretrievable.Yorkshire Battles|Edward Lamplough
The fallacy of such a contention seems too evident to call for argument.Principles of Teaching|Adam S. Bennion
Moreover, I have some texts that prove my contention that no one can live free from sin while in this life.Around Old Bethany|Robert Lee Berry
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Word Origin for contention
Idioms and Phrases with contention
see bone of contention.