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Related to disceptation: disputed
archaic a disagreement or discussion
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Obsolete, controversy or argument. — disceptator, n.See also: Argumentation
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|Noun||1.||disceptation - a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"|
difference of opinion, dispute, difference, conflict - a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
firestorm - an outburst of controversy; "the incident triggered a political firestorm"
sparring - an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
polemic - a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
fight - an intense verbal dispute; "a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"
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