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  • noun Plural form of controversialist.

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Examples

  • Chesterton set the whole world laughing with a series of alleged non-partisan essays on the subject, and the whole affair, controversy and controversialists, was well-nigh swept into the pit by a thundering broadside from George Bernard

    Chapter 43

  • Flashman's account, in fact, is not one for the controversialists.

    Isabelle

  • With Obama having seized the initiative and quickly abdicated it, it is left to the professional controversialists of the left to make the case for the mosque scheme.

    Great Moments in Public Diplomacy

  • But now - as newspapers collapse, radio and television pander for shrinking audiences; as we get our news from the entertainers or controversialists whose opinions we already share - we may soon have no way to be sure what is honest reporting and what is just theatre of the air, nor whether those frightening figures in sheets are neighbor children ... or real monsters.

    Michael Kaplan: Martians in New Jersey: Remembering the War of the Worlds

  • The existence of ghouls has been disputed by that class of controversialists who are more concerned to deprive the world of comforting beliefs than to give it anything good in their place.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The existence of ghouls has been disputed by that class of controversialists who are more concerned to deprive the world of comforting beliefs than to give it anything good in their place.

    Supernatural Does Ghouls

  • Bookshelf Con men, crooners, controversialists: the story of American radio.

    A Journey Across the Dial

  • Why do not the Christian controversialists give their “Lord and Master” credit for this simple common sense?

    I saw TDVC and I almost lost my faith...

  • It has a thousand times happened that controversialists have condemned passages in St. Augustine and St. Jerome, not knowing that they were by those fathers.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Babblers, preachers, extravagant controversialists! endeavor to remember that your master never announced that the sacrament was the visible sign of an invisible thing; He has nowhere admitted four cardinal virtues, and three divine ones.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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