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 for arguing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Argue \Ar"gue\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Argued; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Arguing.] [OE. arguen, F. arguer, fr. L. argutare, freq. of
     arguere to make clear; from the same root as E. argent.]
     1. To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a
        proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to
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              I argue not
              Against Heaven's hand or will.        --Milton.
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     2. To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed
        by with; as, you may argue with your friend without
        convincing him.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong
           disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
           [syn: controversy, contention, contestation,
           disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument,

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