polemicize

[ puh-lem-uh-sahyz, poh- ]
/ pəˈlɛm əˌsaɪz, poʊ- /

verb (used without object), po·lem·i·cized, po·lem·i·ciz·ing.

to practice the art of disputation; to engage in polemics or controversy.

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Also especially British, po·lem·i·cise .

Origin of polemicize

First recorded in 1945–50; polemic + -ize
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Example sentences from the Web for polemicize

  • They chose by preference to live them as best they could, rather than polemicize about them.

    My Life|Josiah Flynt