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  • noun Plural form of argufier.

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Examples

  • In England, one such notorious family of argufiers are the Benns.

    Great dynasties of the world: The Benns

  • In England, one such notorious family of argufiers are the Benns.

    Great dynasties of the world: The Benns

  • According to Liberal argufiers some alchemical; process happens between the obvious truth and “The figures” whereby the reverse is true.

    Capital Punishment

  • According to Liberal argufiers some alchemical; process happens between the obvious truth and “The figures” whereby the reverse is true.

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  • STRANGER: Then, again, in private conversation, when any universal assertion is made about generation and essence, we know that such persons are tremendous argufiers, and are able to impart their own skill to others.

    The Sophist

  • Though the argufiers change sides on account of the change of affairs -- _Vincent_ insisting, as _liberals_ so often do, upon his vested rights in _Julie_ as opposed to _Pelham's_ matrimonial ones -- though the heroine renders her pathetics affecting by a prostration or two before the rivals -- though she rushes upon a parapet to commit suicide -- though she is saved, and at length succeeds by force of mere argument to get her new-found master to give her up to her husband; yet this second act was somewhat dull; insomuch that the audience did not seem to regret when the curtain dropped the subject, and announced their own emancipation from the theatre.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 6, 1841,

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