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Adjective: polemic  pu'le-mik
  1. Of or involving dispute or controversy
    "Preaching and exegetical literature might also have a polemic purpose";
    - polemical
Noun: polemic  pu'le-mik
  1. A writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    - polemicist, polemist
  2. A controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)

Derived forms: polemics

See also: controversial

Type of: arguing, argument, author, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt, writer

Encyclopedia: Polemic