polemize


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po•lem•i•cize

(pəˈlɛm əˌsaɪz, poʊ-)

v.i. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to practice the art of disputation; engage in polemics or controversy.
[1945–50]
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Verb1.polemize - engage in a controversy; "The two historians polemicized for years"
altercate, argufy, quarrel, scrap, dispute - have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
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We do not want to polemize the census but if the government does not put an end to these pressures, we will be forced to ask for help," said Baki.
Francesco Bonami It's curious to note that it's often the artists best fed by the market who tend to dismiss or refuse to participate in biennials or Documentas--not those who polemize the market and its influence on these events.