- The dispute was settled honorably.
- Kept a low profile until the controversy had abated.
- The hippies' etymology is contentious.
- Striving to overcome in argument; combative.
- The issue is unresolved and certain to remain controversial
- The issue is unresolved and certain to remain controversial.
- There is not only logic to this argument but precedent, too.
- The jury was not entitled to pronounce on the issue of libel or no libel.
- They were disqualified for citizenship by certain controversial restrictions.
- How to keep fit is an eternal topic of diversity and controversy.
- The debate was degenerating into partisan squabbling.
- There followed a intense debate.
- the affirmative side in a debate
- The book aroused debate.
- Political debate is dynamic.