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Definition 1: a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma) - [noun denoting communication]

(polemic is a kind of ...) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

"they were involved in a violent argument"

Definition 2: a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology) - [noun denoting person]

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(polemic is a kind of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 3: of or involving dispute or controversy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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(polemic is similar to ...) marked by or capable of arousing controversy

"the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial" "Rushdie's controversial book" "a controversial decision on affirmative action"

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