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contend
Used in
Catch-22
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  • 'But it was my mission,' Milo contended.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Records attesting to his death were pullulating like insect eggs and verifying each other beyond all contention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'I'm right here,' contended Doc Daneeka, in a strange and troubled voice, darting an anxious look at Sergeant Knight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 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.  (not reviewed by editor)

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