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Polemic

Po`lem´ic
a.1.Of or pertaining to controversy; maintaining, or involving, controversy; controversial; disputative; as, a polemic discourse or essay; polemic theology.
2.Engaged in, or addicted to, polemics, or to controversy; disputations; as, a polemic writer.
n.1.One who writes in support of one opinion, doctrine, or system, in opposition to another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.
The sarcasms and invectives of the young polemic.
- Macaulay.
2.A polemic argument or controversy.
Noun1.polemic - a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
Synonyms: polemicist, polemist
2.polemic - a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
Adj.1.polemic - of or involving dispute or controversy
Synonyms: polemical
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