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use "contend" in a sentence

Some historians contend that plumer did not feel that the Electoral College should unanimously elect any president other than George washington, but this claim is disputed.

Harris' government balanced the provincial budget, although its critics contend that cuts in taxes caused a drop
such as Acislo Antonio Palomino de Castro y Velasco and Céan Bermúdez described his mature work as "contemptible", "ridiculous" and "worthy of scorn".

If the state did not protect the farmers of Oklahoma against such conspiracies as this, the law would be a miserable, contemptible farce, a snare, a mockery, a burden, and a delusion.

He rejected the notion of virtual representation, as "the most contemptible idea that ever entered into the head of man." Only five Knights Templers escaped alive. according to Matthew Paris, Only 2 Templars, 1 Hospitaller and one ‘contemptible person' escaped.

That the use of Instruments is indeed excellent, if a man be an Artist but contemptible, being set and opposed to Art.

It seems perverse not to support your local football team (and nowhere near as contemptible as the millions of 'so-called' Man Utd fans who never go and watch them or who don't actually know how to find Old Trafford).

I'm sure that most people would have thought me to be contemptible, at best. And they would have been right.

Brian O'Rourke "Wat contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?" How contemptible he must think me. I didn't dare look at him as I held out my wrists.

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