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What is another word for polemic?

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Adjective
Of, involving, or provoking, dispute or controversy
“In tracing this shift in religious view, I will ask, first of all, what are the polemic viewpoints implicit in the negative attitude toward calf worship.”
Adjective
Having a critical, bitter or hostile tone or quality
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“He lacks the polemic anger which motivates much filmmaking in this genre and is clearly uninterested in large tableaux.”
Adjective
Fond of, or prone to, quarreling
Noun
A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something
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“When Hegel finally disengaged his own philosophical approach and language, he launched a polemic against Schelling's followers and disciples.”
Noun
A speech or piece of writing which contains angry and extended criticism
“I even once wrote a polemic on why I shouldn't have to share a bedroom with my sister.”
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An argument or controversy, or the state of such
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“These implications form an important part of the conceptual framework presupposed in the polemic between Decartes and Kater.”
Noun
A person who writes in support of one opinion, doctrine, or system, in opposition to another
“Isocrates' construction of his literary career as a polemic against both non-Greek and Greek-speaking individuals radically redefines the political notion of homonoia.”
Noun
A reason or set of reasons given in support of an idea, action or theory
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Noun
A person who writes polemics
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