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History
Synonyms
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Meaning:
argument

a (serious) disagreement

verbal fight

brawl

to take part in a noisy quarrel or fight

nasty fight

controversy

(a) strong argument, especially over social, moral or political matters

debate, dispute

debate

a formal discussion, e.g. at a public meeting, by a committee

discussion of issues; consideration

disagreement

the act of disagreement; the absence of agreement

dispute, quarrel

discussion

the state of discussing for being discussed; talk in order to discuss

talk with another

dispute

being argued about

argument

dissension

(an instance of) angry quarrelling or disagreement

conflict of opinion

feud

a serious quarrel between two people, families or groups over a long period of time

major argument; estrangement

fight

a struggle

physical encounter

fuss

unnecessary nervous excitement, especially about unimportant things

disturbance, trouble

gin

(a portion of) a kind of colourless alcoholic drink

verbal fight

hassle

trouble; irritation

problem, fight

quarrel

an angry argument; strong disagreement; a cause for being angry; reason for protest or complaint

disagreement

ruction

angry words or protests

brawl

skirmish

(to take part in) a fight between small groups

fight

spat

of spit

dispute, quarrel

squabble

(to take part in) a small or noisy quarrel

argument

strife

an angry disagreement (between people or groups)

struggle, battle

tiff

a slight quarrel

argument

tumult

a large disturbance; a confused and excited state of mind

uproar, confusion

unrest

disturbed social condition(s)

state of agitation; disturbance

wrangle

(to take part in) a noisy or angry argument

fight, argument

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