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dispute
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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1  —3 uses as in:
She disputes his claim.
Definition
challenge, argue about, or fight over
  • That's a fact that can't be disputed.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (80% in)
  • It will be properly taken care of and be at your disposal at the conclusion of .... what is beginning .... if it appears, or, so to speak, is proved that you have undisputed right to it.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (55% in)
  • They were both sitting as before at the table, not reading but warmly disputing about something.
    Book 10 — The Boys (15% in)

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  • The children saw he was listening and that made them dispute with even greater energy.
    Book 10 — The Boys (15% in)
  • But I do not dispute that he was very strange even at that time, and had been so indeed from his cradle.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (44% in)
  • They all believe to this day that the infidel Diderot came to dispute about God with the Metropolitan Platon....
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (13% in)
  • As a rule every evening after service the monks flocked into Father Zossima's cell, and all confessed aloud their sins of the day, their sinful thoughts and temptations; even their disputes, if there had been any.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (96% in)
  • But man seeks to worship what is established beyond dispute, so that all men would agree at once to worship it.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (59% in)
  • You will know that yourself hereafter, for you will behold all things truly then and will not dispute them.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (90% in)
  • "Most honored sir, Kuzma Kuzmitch, you have no doubt heard more than once of my disputes with my father, Fyodor Pavlovitch Karamazov, who robbed me of my inheritance from my mother .... seeing the whole town is gossiping about it .... for here every one's gossiping of what they shouldn't .... and besides, it might have reached you through Grushenka ....
    Book 8 — Mitya (9% in)
  • Here there was no room for dispute: it was her right and his; this was her first love which, after five years, she had not forgotten; so she had loved him only for those five years, and I, how do I come in?
    Book 8 — Mitya (59% in)
  • Before we go on with our inquiry, I should like, if you will consent to answer, to hear you confirm the statement that you disliked your father, Fyodor Pavlovitch, that you were involved in continual disputes with him.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (24% in)
  • Disputes about money?
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (26% in)
  • There was a dispute about three thousand roubles, I think, which you claimed as part of your inheritance?
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (26% in)
  • "Certainly, that's not right, that I can quite understand, and that I don't dispute," answered the prosecutor with reserve.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (71% in)
  • Every one, perhaps, felt from the first that the case was beyond dispute, that there was no doubt about it, that there could be really no discussion, and that the defense was only a matter of form, and that the prisoner was guilty, obviously and conclusively guilty.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (7% in)
  • And, of course, he needed money, money before all things, and so after prolonged disputes he came to a settlement with his father, and the last six thousand was sent him.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (44% in)

There are no more uses of "dispute" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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