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polemic

noun [C] uk   /pəˈlem.ɪk/ formal us  
a piece of writing or a speech in which a person strongly attacks or defends a particular opinion, person, idea, or set of beliefs: She has published a fierce anti-war polemic.
polemical
adjective uk   /-ɪ.kəl/ us  
a polemical essay
Translations of “polemic”
in Spanish Polemico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 辯論文章, 激烈的爭辯…
in Russian полемический…
in Turkish şiddetli tartışma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辩论文章, 激烈的争辩…
in Polish polemika…
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