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Adj.1.disputative - inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"
argumentative - given to or characterized by argument; "an argumentative discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child"
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In the Qur'an, God openly informs us that He doesn't like a disputative spirit that constantly forces others to accept his opinions and constantly insults others while doing so.
Israelis have been ardent Internet creatures for almost two decades; the Jewish legacy of disputative wordiness easily embraces the web's inherent multivocality.
BlueVox unique disputative technology offers a flat rate for unlimited long distance calling .
According to experts, construction in Har Homa is going to severely impact peace talks since the region, located on Jerusalem's southern border, is extremely disputative due to its strategic location.
A distinction similar to that between disputative arguments and philosophical proofs is that between proper reasons and common or logical arguments.