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Polemic vs. Vociferous

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Polemicnoun

A person who writes in support of one opinion, doctrine, or system, in opposition to another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.

Vociferousadjective

Making or characterized by a noisy outcry; clamorous.

Polemicnoun

An argument or controversy.

Vociferousadjective

Making a loud outcry; clamorous; noisy; as, vociferous heralds.

Polemicnoun

A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.

Vociferousadjective

conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry;

‘blatant radios’; ‘a clamorous uproar’; ‘strident demands’; ‘a vociferous mob’;

Polemicadjective

Having the characteristics of a polemic.

Vociferousadjective

expressing or characterized by vehement opinions; loud and forceful

‘he was a vociferous opponent of the takeover’;

Polemicadjective

Of or pertaining to controversy; maintaining, or involving, controversy; controversial; disputative; as, a polemic discourse or essay; polemic theology.

Polemicadjective

Engaged in, or addicted to, polemics, or to controversy; disputations; as, a polemic writer.

Polemicnoun

One who writes in support of one opinion, doctrine, or system, in opposition to another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.

‘The sarcasms and invectives of the young polemic.’;

Polemicnoun

A polemic argument or controversy.

Polemicnoun

a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)

Polemicnoun

a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)

Polemicadjective

of or involving dispute or controversy

Polemicnoun

a strong verbal or written attack on someone or something

‘his polemic against the cultural relativism of the Sixties’; ‘a writer of feminist polemic’;

Polemicnoun

the practice of engaging in controversial debate or dispute

‘the history of science has become embroiled in religious polemics’;

Polemicadjective

another term for polemical

Polemic

Polemic () is contentious rhetoric intended to support a specific position by forthright claims and to undermine the opposing position. Polemics are thus seen in arguments on controversial topics.

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