Controvert

Definition of Controvert

Con´tro`vert
v. t.1.To make matter of controversy; to dispute or oppose by reasoning; to contend against in words or writings; to contest; to debate.
[imp. & p. p. Controverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Controverting.]
Some controverted points had decided according to the sense of the best jurists.
- Macaulay.

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