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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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causing or likely to cause disagreement; or argumentative
  • "Ain't got no mother," was the answer, "and their paw's right contentious."
    p. 36.5
contentious = argumentative
  • Don't pay no 'tention to Lula, she's contentious because Reverend Sykes threatened to church her.
    p. 159.3
contentious = argumentative
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