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contentĭōsus , a, um, adj. contentio,
I.pertaining to contention, contentious, disputatious, headstrong, obstinate, pertinacious (mostly post-class.): “contentiosa et pugnax oratio,Plin. Ep. 2, 19, 4: “jurisdictio,Dig. 1, 16, 2.—Comp.: “quid contentiosius, quam, etc.,Aug. Ep. 174: “pernicies,obstinate, App. M. 8, p. 202, 23.—Adv.: con-tentĭōsē , pertinaciously, obstinately: “dicere,Hier. ad Jovin. 2, 10.—Comp.: “loqui,Quint. Decl. 18, 6.—Sup., Aug. Civ. Dei, 20, 1.
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