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tendentious
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  • Much of the criticism is uninformed or tendentious.
  • It appears that Polis Bay, as the round cove is tendentiously named, was once larger, and that it was a port of call in the classical period for Greek ships passing up the channel, outward bound for Italy.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • You might as well have asked a jockey to become a betting clerk as expect Leamas to abandon operational life for the tendentious theorizing and clandestine self-interest of Whitehall.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • Language, however, does not belong to the illiterate or to bodies of people forming tendentious and propagandistic interest groups, determined to use it for what they (usually mistakenly) believe to be their advantage.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
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