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contend
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "That wasn’t quite my contention," he began simply and modestly.
  • And was it worth while, after all that had happened, to contend with these new trivial difficulties?

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  • ) "The only difference is that I don’t contend that extraordinary people are always bound to commit breaches of morals, as you call it.

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as in: She contended that... Define
to claim that something is true
as in: She contended with it Define
to struggle
as in: She contended for the gold medal Define
to compete
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