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dispute
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

14 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
She disputes his claim.
Definition
challenge, argue about, or fight over
  • "Ma foi," said Monte Cristo; "I think I arrived just in time to obtain your signatures, or they would have been disputed with me."
    Chapters 103-104 (81% in)
  • Eugenie looked at Danglars, much surprised that one flower of her crown of pride, with which she had so superbly decked herself, should be disputed.
    Chapters 95-96 (21% in)

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  • "Well, be it so—let us not dispute about words; and since M. de Monte Cristo and M. Zaccone are the same"— "Absolutely the same."
    Chapters 69-70 (17% in)
  • No, for I think he never liked me since the day when I was silly enough, after a little quarrel we had, to propose to him to stop for ten minutes at the island of Monte Cristo to settle the dispute—a proposition which I was wrong to suggest, and he quite right to refuse.
    Chapters 1-2 (50% in)
  • This was a matter of dispute between the holy father and his son.
    Chapters 17-18 (77% in)
  • 'Now, then,' cried Carlini, rising in his turn, and approaching the corpse, his hand on the butt of one of his pistols, 'does any one dispute the possession of this woman with me?
    Chapters 33-34 (25% in)
  • From two o'clock till five Franz and Albert followed in the fete, exchanging handfuls of confetti with the other carriages and the pedestrians, who crowded amongst the horses' feet and the carriage wheels without a single accident, a single dispute, or a single fight.
    Chapters 35-36 (92% in)
  • Well, you must allow it is the best thing for the stomach; but I hear Beauchamp in the next room; you can dispute together, and that will pass away the time.
    Chapters 39-40 (23% in)
  • Then you will dispute the more.
    Chapters 39-40 (23% in)
  • It was unexampled for a servant of the count's to dare to dispute an order of his, so the steward, without saying a word, followed his master, who got into the carriage, and signed to him to follow, which he did, taking his place respectfully on the front seat.
    Chapters 41-42 (99% in)
  • I do not remember if it is exactly 48,000. francs, which I am still owing him, but I dare say we shall not dispute the difference.
    Chapters 55-56 (14% in)
  • No, he wished to speak to your excellency; I told him you were gone out, and after some dispute he believed me and gave me this letter, which he had brought with him already sealed.
    Chapters 81-82 (12% in)
  • Tell your client that, although I am the insulted party, in order to carry out my eccentricity, I leave him the choice of arms, and will accept without discussion, without dispute, anything, even combat by drawing lots, which is always stupid, but with me different from other people, as I am sure to gain.
    Chapters 87-88 (94% in)
  • Now after what you told me this morning of your heart, I may believe"— "Well, count," replied Morrel gayly, "I will not dispute it."
    Chapters 91-92 (54% in)

There are no more uses of "dispute" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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