Contentious Definition

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1. A hard, contentious look came into his eyes. 1
2. A public inquiry is usually employed, however, only if the appeal involves a very large or highly contentious development. 1
3. Abortion has always been a contentious subject. 1
4. Abortion is a highly contentious issue. 1
5. Animal welfare did not become a contentious issue until the late 1970s. 1
6. Another contentious issue is whether the revisions themselves are legal since they were passed without notification to the opposition. 1
7. As a role model, she is a highly contentious one. 1
8. As in other debates over contentious issues, the question is to what extent over-the-top rhetoric reflects popular sentiment and to what extent popular sentiment is stirred up by rhetoric. 1
9. Axworthy pointed to other contentious issues between the two neighbors that require resolution. 1
10. Background: Three different tunnels were discoveredcreeping under Korea's Demilitarized Zone, one of the most contentiousborders in the world, throughout the 1970s. 1
11. Blake often stretches concepts with contentious boundaries into diaphanous holdalls. 1
12. Both views are highly contentious. 1
13. But the level from which output will now grow is more contentious. 1
14. But the mechanism of direct action is unknown and the subject remains highly contentious. 1
15. But we need to keep in mind that the healthy separateness we are discussing here is not intended to mean indifference or even contentiousness with others. 1
16. Changing supplementary and housing benefit would be more contentious than reforming occupational pensions. 1
17. Community liaison committees tend to steer clear of contentious issues, and the agenda is usually set by the police. 1
18. Complexity research has attracted a lot of attention, but the field remains contentious. 1
19. Costs in contentious cases are more complicated because a successful party may normally recover some of the costs from the losing party. 1
20. Courses can be instrumental or diversionary but not contentious. 1
21. Creating an economic asset in the form of a parental dividend would obviously up the ante in these kinds of contentious issues. 1
22. Do avoid potentially contentious subjects such as religion, sex or politics. 1
23. Eikhl was contentious, shouted, and snorted laughter through a single nostril. 1
24. Eikhl was contentious, shouted,(This website/contentious.html) and snorted laughter through a single nostril. 1
25. Evaluation is actually neither problematic nor contentious in technical and functional areas. 1
26. Even a decade ago, that would have been a contentious assertion. 1
27. Finally, there is the contentious issue of time-expired projects. 1
28. Foreign investment in tobacco has been a contentious issue for years. 1
29. Foreign investments in Indian tobacco have long been a contentious issue. 1
30. Hardly ever, except perhaps when focusing on especially contentious and critical issues. 1

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