combative, polemic, quarrelsome, contentious, litigious, disputatious, argumentative, eristic, conflict, controversial, scrappy.
And, to conclude, as Ximenes had written several theological treatises, our cardinal was also desirous of leaving posterity various polemical
- "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
On the 14th, Haynald, in spite of his bodily suffering, delivered a long polemical
speech against the majority, and maintained his reputation of being the best Latin speaker after Strossmayer.
- "Letters From Rome on the Council", Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger.
It is true that modern Jewish interpreters differ from it; but this has been the result of polemical
- "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.