Pronunciation: (pu-lem'ik, pō-), [key]
1. a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc.
2. a person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist.
Also,po•lem'i•cal.of or pertaining to a polemic; controversial.
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