DEBATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of debate
Definition:
n. discussion; dispute; discussion involving opposing points
Example:
Robert Potts, who recently retired as chancellor at Arkansas State University, witnessed the nickname debate in two states.
Sentence in Classic:
The debate upon it grew so lively, indeed, that at least six more honorable members told six more, during the discussion, that they believed they knew where they were to be found.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The debate in question, it was proposed, should be held at the residence of the Chief of Police, who is known to our readers as the father and the general benefactor of the town.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The Welly Brys, after much debate, and anxious counsel with their newly acquired friends, had decided on the bold move of giving a general entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
In the mean time the emperor held frequent councils, to debate what course should be taken with me; and I was afterwards assured by a particular friend, a person of great quality, who was as much in the secret as any, that the court was under many difficulties concerning me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
I heard a very warm debate between two professors, about the most commodious and effectual ways and means of raising money, without grieving the subject.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Your riches and your pleasures are advantages which I hold over you in the debate; but good taste dictates that I shall not make use of them.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He read a long debate with the most amiable readiness and then explained it in his most lucid manner, while Meg tried to look deeply interested, to ask intelligent questions, and keep her thoughts from wandering from the state of the nation to the state of her bonnet.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
In the debate as to whether there should be veal loaf or poached egg on hash, she had no chance to be heretical and oversensitive.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
This, those who give their votes before they hear the debate, and have weighed the reasons on all sides, are not capable of doing.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
Now, as the debate between these two nobles might last a long time, each becoming, naturally, more firm in his own opinion, M.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Seeing the throng, Marija abandoned precipitately the debate concerning the ancestors of her coachman, and, springing from the moving carriage, plunged in and proceeded to clear a way to the hall.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context