arguing

  1. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

    Synonyms : argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt
    Type Of : conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

a lot

  1. to a very great degree or extent

    Synonyms : a good deal, a great deal, lots, much, very much
    Examples :
    • I feel a lot better

agreement

  1. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

    Synonyms : understanding
    Type Of : statement
    Examples :
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
  2. compatibility of observations

    Synonyms : correspondence
    Type Of : compatibility
    Examples :
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
  3. the thing arranged or agreed to

    Synonyms : arrangement
    Type Of : provision, planning, preparation
  4. harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters

    Synonyms : accord
    Antonyms : disagreement
    Type Of : harmony, concord, concordance
    Examples :
    • the two parties were in agreement
  5. the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations

    Synonyms : concord
    Type Of : grammatical relation
  6. the verbal act of agreeing

    Antonyms : disagreement
    Type Of : speech act

aggressiveness

  1. a natural disposition to be hostile

    Synonyms : belligerence, pugnacity
    Type Of : disagreeableness
  2. a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

    Synonyms : aggression
    Type Of : enmity, ill will, hostility
  3. the quality of being bold and enterprising

    Type Of : drive

ailment

  1. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

    Synonyms : complaint, ill
    Type Of : disorder, upset

as well

  1. in addition

    Synonyms : also, besides, likewise, too

ambush

  1. hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing

    Synonyms : still-hunt
    Type Of : hunt down, run, track down, hunt
  2. wait in hiding to attack

    Synonyms : ambuscade, bushwhack, lie in wait, lurk, scupper, waylay
    Type Of : wait
  3. the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

    Synonyms : ambuscade, lying in wait, trap
    Type Of : coup de main, surprise attack

alienation

  1. separation resulting from hostility

    Synonyms : estrangement
    Type Of : isolation
  2. the feeling of being alienated from other people

    Synonyms : disaffection, estrangement
    Type Of : dislike
  3. (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another

    Type Of : transference, transfer
    Examples :
    • the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership
  4. the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly

    Type Of : action

atherosclerosis

  1. a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries

    Synonyms : coronary artery disease
    Type Of : arterial sclerosis, arteriosclerosis, coronary-artery disease, hardening of the arteries, induration of the arteries

aficionado

  1. a fan of bull fighting

    Type Of : fan, rooter, sports fan
  2. a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer

    Type Of : lover, fan, devotee, buff