conversed (part of speech: verb)
contended (part of speech: verb)
dissented, wrestled, quarreled, faced, vied, confronted, antagonized, hassled, contended, bickered, protested, clashed, contrasted, brawled, struggled, withstood, wrangled, conflicted, stood, encountered, disputed
disagreed (part of speech: verb)
defended (part of speech: verb)
fended, resisted, counterattacked, supported, covered, protected, backfired, retorted, buffered, warded, answered, policed, barred, barricaded, sustained, screened, guarded, upheld, replied, safeguarded, opposed, saved, rebutted, averted, defended, countered, secured, sheltered, returned, responded, shielded
- She argued that I was utterly master of my time and, one day, with a trace of woman's injustice, said that thirty- six hours of her company was all that I could stand. - "A Top-Floor Idyl", George van Schaick.
- Any other woman in the world would have argued as I argued to- night. - "John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3)", Mary E. Braddon.
- " Hattie won't care," he argued. - "Apron-Strings", Eleanor Gates.