Synonyms & Antonyms : Controversy





Controversy



( Noun )


That is the question that has given rise to much
controversy.

Synonyms:

Dispute

Argument

Contention

Bickering

Debate

Contextual Examples:

The judge advised the parties to settle their
dispute mutually.

He tried to win the case by furnishing ingenious
arguments.

The lawyer failed to produce any witness to prove his
contention.

He is miser and starts
bickering if he has to spend even a meager amount on an avoidable item.

He was awarded the first prize in the college
debate competition.



Antonyms:

Agreement

Compromise

Accord

Unanimity

Contextual Examples:

India and Yugoslavia have signed a new bilateral
agreement to expand their trade.

The disputing parties came to a
compromise owing to the mediation of a well-wisher.

Opposition parties have reached an
accord on the nomination of candidates for Membership of the Legislative Assembly.

There was
unanimity of opinion on the basic issue among the participants.




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