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contend
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The Brothers Karamazov
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unspecified meaning
  • That was my contention.
  • But what is most important is that the majority of our national crimes of violence bear witness to a widespread evil, now so general among us that it is difficult to contend against it.

  • There are no more uses of "contend" in the book.


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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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