One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there were a number of points of contention between the Crown and Parliament’
disagreement, dispute, disputation, argument, variance
discord, hostility, conflict, friction, acrimony, enmity, strife, dissension, disharmony, quarrelling, feuding
2‘her contention is that this event was the result of a conspiracy’
argument, claim, plea, submission, allegation
opinion, stand, position, view, belief, thesis, hypothesis, case, postulation
declaration, assertion, affirmation, pronouncement, announcement, statement
‘he is in contention for a first-team place’
in competition, competing, contesting, contending, challenging, vying
striving, struggling, tussling, grappling, battling, fighting, warring
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