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controversialist (plural controversialists)
- One who regularly engages in public controversies.
- Richard Dawkins has become a leading controversialist in a few areas.
- John Worthington
- His indefatigable adversary, who is the perfect model of an agile controversialist, had attacked him as a magniloquent Thraso, on account of his Pansophical promises.