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contend
used in Catch-22

4 uses
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  • 'But it was my mission,' Milo contended.
    Chapter 35 -- Milo the Militant (32% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • '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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