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Word of the Day — July 28, 2011
July 28, 2011 - Scott Viau
Contentious — kon-TEN-shuss — seriously disputable, strongly debatable, impassioned
Example: "In reference to the building of the Chinese Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric project, Michael Wines writes to the N.Y. Times that 'the project is in trouble with urgent pollution and geologic problems as it reaches its final step in a contentious two-decade effort to complete the dam.'"
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