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Words and phrases that rhyme with contentious:   (19 results)

3 syllables:
abstentious, dissensious, dissentious, inventious, placentious, pretentious, sententious, silentious, tendencious, tendentious

4 syllables:
conscientious, noncontentious, pestilentious, sapientious, uncontentious, unpretentious

5 syllables:
concupiscentious, unconscientious

6 syllables:
overconscientious


Words and phrases that almost rhyme :   (47 results)

2 syllables:
benches, breathless, census, endless, ensis, freshness, jealous, memphis, mention, precious, sentence, sexist, tenses, tension, texas, vengeance

3 syllables:
aggressive, ambitious, apprentice, attention, audacious, awareness, capacious, clandestine, collection, consensus, contention, contentions, deception, dimension, dissension, impressive, infectious, intentions, invention, inventive, licentious, momentous, objection, offenses, portentous, professes, rebellious, relentless, stupendous, tremendous

4 syllables:
inauspicious


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Nouns for contentious: issue issues, politics, debate, matters, cases, matter, nature, question, area, spirit, more...

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See contentious used in context: 2 Shakespeare works, 5 Bible passages, 13 definitions

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