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contend
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Catch-22
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  • Records attesting to his death were pullulating like insect eggs and verifying each other beyond all contention.
  • ’I’m right here,’ contended Doc Daneeka, in a strange and troubled voice, darting an anxious look at Sergeant Knight.

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  • ’But it was my mission,’ Milo contended.
  • 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.

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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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