Wednesday, October 28, 2009

10 words

to describe my night last night with my 14 year old daughter.
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Challenge

1. A demand to explain, justify, etc.


Sarcasm


1. A cutting, often ironic remark intended to wound.
2. A form of wit that is marked by the use of sarcastic language and is intended to make its victim the butt of contempt or ridicule.
3. The use of sarcasm.


Confrontation

1. An act of confronting.
2. The state of being confronted.
3. A meeting of persons face to face.
4. An open conflict of opposing ideas, forces, etc.


Combativeness

1. Ready or inclined to fight; pugnacious


Contentiousness

1. Tending to argument or strife; quarrelsome
2. Causing, involving, or characterized by argument or controversy


Aspersion

1. Verbal exhibition of bad temper


Disparage


1. To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way; belittle
2. To reduce in esteem or rank


Defiance

1. The act or an example of defying; bold resistance to an opposing force or authority.
2. Intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude; readiness to contend or resist.


Controvert

1. To argue against; dispute; deny; oppose
2. To argue about; debate; discuss


Dispute

1. To engage in argument or debate
2. To argue vehemently; wrangle or quarrel
3. To argue or debate about
4. To argue against; call in question: to dispute a proposal
5. To quarrel or fight about; contest
6. To strive against; oppose



1 comment:

greta130 said...

I have one of those! I could add a few more words of my own. Maybe if we put them in the same room they will cancel each other out. You just never know.