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Synonyms for polemic
pəˈlɛm ɪk, poʊ-polemic

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Wiktionary

  1. polemicnoun

    Synonyms:
    polemical

  2. polemicnoun

    Having the characteristics of a polemic.

    Synonyms:
    controversialist, disputant, polemical

  3. polemicnoun

    A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.

    Synonyms:
    screed, harangue, rant, tirade

Princeton's WordNet

  1. polemicist, polemist, polemicnoun

    a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)

    Synonyms:
    polemicist, polemist

    Antonyms:
    noncontroversial, uncontroversial

  2. polemicadjective

    a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)

    Synonyms:
    polemicist, polemist

    Antonyms:
    noncontroversial, uncontroversial

  3. polemic, polemicaladjective

    of or involving dispute or controversy

    Synonyms:
    polemical

    Antonyms:
    uncontroversial, noncontroversial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "polemic":

    controversy, argument, diatribe

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How to use polemic in a sentence?

  1. Ivan Brehm:

    Michelin should, in my opinion, stay clear from the coffee shop and hawker stall culture, these run deep in the makeup of Singaporean society and any unnecessary polemic could undermine the guide's overall relevance.

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