polemic\puh-LEM-ik\ , noun;
1. A controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc.
2. A person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist.
I confess that Mr. Jacobs' polemic against the anthropologists leaves me as cold as does much of Mr. Lang's polemic against the nature mythologists. -- Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, Folklore: Volume 4
I would not myself refuse it, though I am at this moment engaged in composing a polemic against him. -- Arthur Schnitzler, Casanova's homecoming
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Looking back, if I knew she was no longer going to be of his earth, I wouldn't have been such a polemic; I just had to argue against her at all cost, instead of being her daughter she must've of thought I was her enemy. -- Khadija