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contentious
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • "Ain’t got no mother," was the answer, "and their paw’s right contentious."
    p.36.5
  • Don’t pay no ’tention to Lula, she’s contentious because Reverend Sykes threatened to church her.
    p.159.3

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  • We started with the most contentious item on the agenda.
  • a central and contentious element of the book

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