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English noun: disceptation

1. disceptation (communication) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

SamplesThey were involved in a violent argument.

Synonymsarguing, argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disputation, tilt

Broader (hypernym)conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Narrower (hyponym)argle-bargle, argy-bargy, fight, firestorm, polemic, sparring

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