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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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At times disputatiously at others, in a comradely manner.
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.
Dogmatically, not disputatiously; As a fisherman, not as an Aristotelian; Spiritually, not mischievously; Ecclesiastically, not forensically; Beneficially, not ostentatiously.