GRE Word List


a point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument

The meaning of the word contention is a point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument.

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simulateto give or assume the appearance or effect of often with the intent to deceive : imitate
marginthe part of a page or sheet outside the main body of printed or written matter
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