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Inclined to dispute. See Synonyms at argumentative.

dis′pu·ta′tious·ly adv.
dis′pu·ta′tious·ness n.
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Adv.1.disputatiously - in a disputatious mannerdisputatiously - in a disputatious manner    
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He connected them with research activities, presenting even the most complicated problems in a simple and logical manner, yet disputatiously and excitingly, in his own way.
Their activism has the potential to disrupt the flexible university as they write into existence new ways of knowing and as they collectively and disputatiously write their way into new locations.
The exhibition was jaw-dropping and, disputatiously, eye-opening.