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  • Controverter — Con tro*ver ter, n. One who controverts; a controversial writer; a controversialist. [1913 Webster] Some controverters in divinity are like swaggerers in a tavern. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • controverter — |ê| v. tr. 1. Sustentar controvérsia sobre. 2. Disputar, rebater. 3. Pôr objeções a …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • controverter — noun see controvert …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • controverter — noun One who controverts; a controversial writer; a controversialist. See Also: controversial, controversialist, controversy, controvert, controvertible …   Wiktionary

  • controvert — controverter, controvertist, n. controvertible, adj. controvertibly, adv. /kon treuh verrt , kon treuh verrt /, v.t. 1. to argue against; dispute; deny; oppose. 2. to argue about; debate; discuss. [1600 10; alter. of earlier controverse ( < L… …   Universalium

  • controvert — verb Etymology: controversy Date: 1584 transitive verb to dispute or oppose by reasoning < controvert a point in a discussion > intransitive verb to engage in controversy • controverter noun • controvertible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Father Fidel Maíz — Infobox artist bgcolour = silver name = Fidel Maíz imagesize = caption = birthname = birthdate = March 8 1828 location = Arroyos y Esteros, Paraguay deathdate = 1920 deathplace = Asunción nationality = Paraguayan field = Religion, Teology… …   Wikipedia

  • controversial — adjective /kɑːn.trə.ˈvɚ.ʃəl,kɑːn.trə.ˈvɚ.si.əl/ Arousing controversy a debate or discussion of opposing opinions. Ant: uncontroversial, noncontroversial See Also: controversialist, controversiality, controversy, controvert …   Wiktionary

  • controversy — noun /ˈkɑntɹəˌvɝsi,ˈkɑntʃɹəˌvɝsi,ˈkɒntrəvəːsi/kənˈtɹɒvəsi/ A debate, discussion of opposing opinions; strife. See Also: controversialist, controvert, controverter, controvertible …   Wiktionary

  • controvert — verb a) To dispute or argue using reason. b) To be involved or engaged in controversy. See Also: controversial, controversialist, controversy, controverter, controverti …   Wiktionary

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