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Sample sentences for the GRE study word contentious

contentious can be used as a adj

1.Myself and this contentious soul of mine. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2."Never you trouble your head about this man," retorted the contentious Mr. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
3.'Bove the contentious waves he kept, and oare. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Ordain'd with man's contentious race to dwell. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.Thou think'st 'tis much that this contentious stor. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6."Well" said Stryver, slapping the desk with his contentious hand, opening his eyes wider, and taking a long breath, "if I understand you, Mr. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
7.Suppose we call it the contentious or ambitious--would the term be suitabl. - from The Republic by Plato
8.A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike. - from The King James Bible
9.It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman. - from The King James Bible

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