conflicting (part of speech: verb)
contentious, hostile, harsh, brawling, discordant, antipathetic, warring, squabbling, broiling, antagonizing, clashing, rowing, dissonant, altercating, disharmonious, loath, disagreeing, blasting, differing, dissident, conflicting, antagonistic, clamoring, contending, feuding, sparing, rioting, cacophonous, colliding, dissenting, raucous, tense
disagreeing (part of speech: verb)
contending (part of speech: verb)
- I hear them call their saucy names- Mine was Maypole Nance; I see our windy bickering games, Half like a dance; The opening and closing ring Of pinafored girls, And the wind that makes the cheek to sting Blowing back their curls! - "The Village Wife's Lament", Maurice Hewlett.
- As he did so, the horse became restive, and there was quite a substantial bickering before his mistress could accept the whip. - "Anthony Lyveden", Dornford Yates.
- Here we are on the eve of separation and yet you two are bickering as energetically as when you first caught sight of each other two weeks ago. - "Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College", Jessie Graham Flower.