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contend
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War and Peace
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  • * she added, as if supposing that this translation of the word would effectively prove to Prince Vasili the invalidity of his contention.
  • Anna Mikhaylovna, stooping, quickly caught up the object of contention and ran into the bedroom.

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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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