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- adv. In an argumentative manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an argumentative manner; with respect to reasoning or arguments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a disputatious manner
"Every time I get a pair of shoes I have to get a size larger, and you know," argumentatively, "at that rate I'll be a freak and you'll be able to charge admission for a look at me."
"But there is only one God," she announced decisively, stiffening her ample frame argumentatively.
These questions are indeed dramatic and argumentatively simplistic; however, they are meant to illustrate the absurdity of our continuing to divorce in a non-cooperative manner.
This, I suppose, is an argumentatively valid perspective.
But since writing sentences is how I think, it's hard to tell the difference, sometimes, between what sounds good stylistically and what sounds right argumentatively.
Bahcall dropped in on the postdocs regularly, helping them think through their work whether or not their research was in his field, lunching with them argumentatively, looking out for jobs for them.
Letter Concerning Enthusiasm, it is philosophical conversation, inspirational or abrasive, that absorbs enthusiastic energies, and, in redeploying them argumentatively leaves enthusiasm "in some measure justified" (28).
"I am Charlie Johns," he said argumentatively, and plaintively, he said it again.
This is the most junked up, argumentatively weighted poll I have seen in the entire primary season.
Neither do I know whether the Obama administration would try to prevent Israel from defending its civilians against an Iranian nuclear bomb by argumentatively attacking its nuclear facilities, as Israel did to Iraq in 1981.
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