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con·tro·ver·sial  audio  (kntr-vûrshl, -s-l) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of, producing, or marked by controversy: a controversial movie; a controversial stand on human rights.
  2. Fond of controversy; disputatious.


OTHER FORMS:
contro·versial·ist(Noun), contro·versi·ali·ty  (-sh-l-t, -s-) KEY (Noun), contro·versial·ly(Adverb)


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