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Giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement
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“The controversial move is one aspect of a massive drive to get doctors to intervene with heavy drinkers.”
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Having a predisposition to argue or engage in confrontations
“Though original in his views, he too often damaged his cause with his controversial temperament.”
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Controversial
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Of or involving strongly critical or disputatious writing or speech
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Believing in or practising religious heresy
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Causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately
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Of urgent interest and importance
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Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions
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Affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
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