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Synonyms for contendingcon·tend·ing

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  1. List of paraphrases for "contending":

    arguing, warring, affirming, alleging, claiming

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  1. C. C. Colton:

    Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels; first to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms rather than things; and secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ in worth contending about.

  2. Kyle Petty:

    The No. 45 is a special number to Kyle Petty and the entire Petty family, we look forward to seeing The No. 45 back on the race track contending for race wins and championships. Seeing The No. 45 compete again, under the 23XI Racing banner, with Kurt behind the wheel, is exciting for us.

  3. The British government:

    The right to institute a judicial action is constitutionally guaranteed one and right to fair hearing of a respondent is equally tolerated constitutionally. The right to determination of the dispute as presented by the contending parties is the exclusive responsibility of the judiciary.

  4. Superintendent David Brown:

    The criminal justice ecosystem, however, was profoundly impacted and disrupted by the global coronavirus pandemic and the death of George Floyd, our Chicago police officers faced an unprecedented set of circumstances in contending with a spike in violent crime, made even more difficult by having to contend with a health pandemic while facing extended periods of heightened civil unrest and looting.

  5. Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown:

    Our Chicago Police officers faced an unprecedented set of circumstances in contending with a spike in violent crime, made even more difficult by having to contend with a health pandemic while facing extended periods of heightened civil unrest and looting.

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