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controversy
used in Lonesome Dove

5 uses
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Definition
disagreement — especially regarding a public issue that arouses strong feelings
  • At first he had started out spare and just put the name of the firm, "Hat Creek Cattle Company and Livery Emporium," but that caused controversy in itself.
    Chapters 7-8 (52% in)
  • There was much controversy about how far north moccasins could live—were they in the Cimarron, the Arkansas, the Platte?
    Chapters 38-39 (74% in)
  • In Waco, as he remembered, he had caused controversy because he never seemed to sleep.
    Chapters 54-55 (33% in)
  • Religious controversy is better than none.
    Chapters 72-73 (12% in)
  • " "If there's mad Indians around, you may get more controversy than you bargained for," Call said.
    Chapters 72-73 (12% in)

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