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dispute
used in Great Expectations

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1  —3 uses as in:
She disputes his claim.
Definition
challenge, argue about, or fight over
  • On the whole, I by no means recognized the analysis, but thought it not worth disputing.
    Chapter 30 (51% in)
  • I think it will be conceded by my most disputatious reader, that she could hardly have directed an unfortunate boy to do anything in the wide world more difficult to be done under the circumstances.
    Chapter 8 (45% in)
  • The strange gentleman, with an air of authority not to be disputed, and with a manner expressive of knowing something secret about every one of us that would effectually do for each individual if he chose to disclose it, left the back of the settle, and came into the space between the two settles, in front of the fire, where he remained standing, his left hand in his pocket, and he biting the forefinger of his right.
    Chapter 18 (21% in)

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  • As to the strange man; if he had come back for his two bank-notes there could have been no dispute about them, because my sister was fully prepared to restore them.
    Chapter 16 (32% in)

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