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controversy
used in The Merchant of Venice

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Definition
disagreement — especially regarding a public issue that arouses strong feelings
  • I acquainted him with the cause in controversy between the Jew and Antonio the merchant; we turn'd o'er many books together; he is furnished with my opinion which, bettered with his own learning,—the greatness whereof I cannot enough commend,—comes with him at my importunity to fill up your Grace's request in my stead.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (34% in)

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