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Synonyms for controversies

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    disputes, polemics, contentions, disagreements

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#52606contentions
#77720polemics

How to use controversies in a sentence?

  1. The Washington Post:

    Donald Trump has proved remarkably resilient, getting past controversies that might have sunk other candidates.

  2. Cardinal John Newman:

    Half the controversies in the world are verbal ones; and could they be brought to a plain issue they would be brought to a prompt termination. Parties engaged in them would then perceive either that in substance they agreed together, or that their difference was one of first principles. We need not dispute, we need not prove, we need but define. At all events, let us, if we can, do this first of all and then see who are left for us to dispute; what is left for us to prove.

  3. Ricardo Rosselló:

    I recognize the challenge that I have before me because of the recent controversies, but I firmly believe that it is possible to restore confidence and that we will be able, after this painful process, to achieve reconciliation.

  4. Bertrand Russell:

    The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    It is so surprising that every time a movie is on the floor or about to release, then only suddenly all controversies, affairs and old issues of its actors start hitting headlines or begin flooding in the news.


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