CONTENTIOUS in a Sentence

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 a.  quarrelsome; disagreeable; marked by heated arguments or controversy
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1  The contentious gentleman in the bar ridiculed anything anyone said.
2  What is contentious is the relationship between racialist and racist modes of thought, which might be called the conceptual politics of race.