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contend
used in Lonesome Dove

4 uses
  • "There ain't a horse in this outfit that bear couldn't catch, if he wanted to," Dish contended.
    Chapters 91-92 (46% in)
  • They were easy to get, without Pedro Flores to contend with.
    Chapters 21-22 (85% in)
  • The cattle ran for many miles, but soon the storm was to the east of them and he had only the rain and darkness to contend with.
    Chapters 62-63 (18% in)
  • She had never let Bob use the money—another bone of contention between them.
    Chapters 75-76 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "contend" in Lonesome Dove.

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