Argument and Discourse


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Argument noun – An exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue.
Usage example: the president of the Senate has allotted a week for the argument of the treaty

Discourse and argument are semantically related. in debate topic. In some cases you can use "Discourse" instead a noun "Argument".
Nearby Words: argue, argumentative, argued, arguable, argumentation
Synonyms for Argument


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Discourse noun – Talking or a talk between two or more people.
Argument and discourse are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Argument" instead a noun "Discourse".
Nearby Words: discoursed, discoursing
Synonyms for Discourse

How words are described

rational rational argument rational discourse
long long argument long discourse
common common argument common discourse
public public argument public discourse
Other adjectives: reasonable, actual, real, huge, religious, political, lengthy, philosophical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Bar Brawl Under his people's Blue and Orange Morality, insults and blustering argument are a form of polite discourse.
    Source: Bar Brawl
  • Dialogue Tree Last but not least, Discourse leads to the argument minigame that is the game's selling point.
    Source: Dialogue Tree
  • Video Game / Last Word Out of those, Discourse starts the verbal argument minigame, while Chatter will have the other character automatically say whatever they want to talk about.
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