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33. Argumentativeness

  1. Absolute, Sir Anthony warm-hearted but testy; always blames others. [Br. Drama.: The Rivals ]
  2. Caterpillar peevishly disputes with Alice. [Br. Lit.: Alices Adventures in Wonderland ]
  3. Lessways, Hilda husband Edwin could never agree with her. [Br. Lit.: The Clayhanger Trilogy ]
  4. Naggleton, Mr. and Mrs . contentious and fault finding couple. [Br. Lit.: Punch, 18641865; Brewer Handbook, 742]

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