quarreller


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Noun1.quarreller - a disputant who quarrels
controversialist, disputant, eristic - a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
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This naturally led to racing, and shooting at a mark; one trial of speed and skill succeeded another, shouts and acclamations rose from the victorious parties, fierce altercations succeeded, and a general melee was about to take place, when suddenly the attention of the quarrellers was arrested by a strange kind of Indian chant or chorus, that seemed to operate upon them as a charm.
Predictably, Wilde's record as an avant-gardist and quarreller is ambivalent.
Relatives of the torched woman told police that Mazhar and Misbah were habitual quarrellers and used to fight with each other on petty issues.