wrangling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wrangle \Wran"gle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wrangled; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Wrangling.] [OE. wranglen to wrestle. See Wrong,
   Wring.]
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   1. To argue; to debate; to dispute. [Obs.]
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   2. To dispute angrily; to quarrel peevishly and noisily; to
      brawl; to altercate. "In spite of occasional wranglings."
      --Macaulay.
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            For a score of kingdoms you should wrangle. --Shak.
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            He did not know what it was to wrangle on
            indifferent points.                   --Addison.
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