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[puh-lem-uh-sahyz, poh-] /pəˈlɛm əˌsaɪz, poʊ-/

verb (used without object), polemicized, polemicizing.
to practice the art of disputation; to engage in or controversy.

1953, from polemic + -ize. Related: Polemicized; polemicizing. Earlier was polemize (1828), from Greek polemizein “to make war, to wage war.”


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