- 'But it was my mission,' Milo contended.Chapter 35 -- Milo the Militant (32% in)
- 'I'm right here,' contended Doc Daneeka, in a strange and troubled voice, darting an anxious look at Sergeant Knight.Chapter 30 -- Dunbar (92% in)
- Records attesting to his death were pullulating like insect eggs and verifying each other beyond all contention.Chapter 31 -- Daneeka (76% in)
- He had flown fearlessly into danger and criticism by selling petroleum and ball bearings to Germany at good prices in order to make a good profit and help maintain a balance of power between the contending forces.Chapter 35 -- Milo the Militant (9% in)
There are no more uses of "contend" in Catch-22.
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