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Definitions of contention:

part of speech: noun

A violent straining after any object: strife: debate.

part of speech: noun

Contest; debate; quarrel; strife.

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To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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