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  Definition of eristic
  1. the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)
  2. a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
  3. given to disputation for its own sake and often employing specious arguments
Similar Words: disputant, controversialist, eristical

 

Hyponyms: contester, accuser, debater, arguer, denier, hairsplitter, logomach, logomachist, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter, quarreler, quarreller, quibbler, caviller, caviler, pettifogger, reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist

 

Derivational Morphology: quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate

 

Anagrams: trisect

 

 
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