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- Present participle of argufy. verb
The word "argufying" in example sentences
Country people are prone to "argufying" -- the greater and more weighty the question, the more ready are the bucolic Solons to engage with it.. [Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7 Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Orators]
News at Eleven: Against what he William Empson took to be the prevailing modern orthodoxy of Symbolist poetry--'the main rule is that a poet must never say what he wants to say directly . . . he must invent a way of hinting at it by metaphors, which are then called images'--he promoted what he called 'argufying' in poetry, 'the kind of arguing we do in ordinary life, usually to get our own way'.. [August 29th Poetic Ticker Clicking]
Yew eber see the peeps gettin into the argufying about is it eensy weency or itsy bitsy or whut yew said?. [OMG TEH SPAIDER WUZ - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?]
I supposed that I'd go on argufying with him until my own time came to die, and that this was as close as people ever really came to enjoying a life after death.. [Now Voyager]
"So then they fell to argufying and talking a lot o 'stuff.". [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866]
"But not in argufying over facts," retorted Trunnell.. [Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate"]
I finds I'm argufying agin the world, -- agin facts, -- I tries to give in some and let the world get the best o 'the argument.. [Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate"]
Are you a-thinkin 'any more o' that 'ere tex' that we was a-argufying on t'other arter-noon? '. [Odd]
This sort of argufying ain't going to carry my mail-bags along the river. '. [Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land]
'Well, that sort of argufying won't muster the cattle,' he observed drily, plagiarising Harry the Blower.. [Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land]
"They're still argufying," he said, indicating the closed drawing-room doors with a jerk of his thumb.. [I Spy]
I don't think argufying and debating like that little Fraulein Werder's does much harm.. [Ramsey Milholland]
Bullinger and Gualterus “were unwilling to contend with these men like fencing-masters,” tired of their argufying; unable to “withdraw our entire confidence from the Bishops.”. [John Knox and the Reformation]
O 'course, that didn't' elp 'em much, but it caused a lot of argufying, and the ugliest man aboard, instead o 'being grateful, behaved more like. [Short Cruises]
I knew it was no good standing out there argufying.. [Deep Waters, the Entire Collection]
They sat talking and argufying over it for over an hour, and twice Bob. [The White Cat Captains All, Book 10.]