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|maintain or assert
He contended that Communism had no future
|have an argument about something
|to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
They contested the outcome of the race
|come to terms with
We got by on just a gallon of gas
They made do on half a loaf of bread every day
|compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
|be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
the tribesmen fought each other
Siblings are always fighting
Militant groups are contending for control of the country
|To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.
|To struggle for; to contest.