There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity.
It's simply impossible for me to 'belong' to this quarrelsome, hostile, disputatious, and deservedly infamous group.
His theology was grim, solemn, and angular, and he was as combative as one of Cromwell's disputatious troopers.
Those who are skilled (in the Tao) do not dispute (about it); the disputatious are not skilled in it.
Fleeming and I were teacher and taught as to the principles, disputatious rivals in the practice, of dramatic writing.
Liberty there was, but it was a disputatious, an uncertain, an ill-secured liberty.
The captain had just given him some instructions, but he did not seem to take kindly to them, and was inclined to be disputatious.
He had a rather mad look in his eye and a disputatious manner.
Benvolio, a cantankerous, disputatious gentleman in "Romeo and Juliet."
He is generally arrogant, disputatious, autocratic, and ambitious.