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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtendentiousten‧den‧tious /tenˈdenʃəs/ adjective formal  EFFECT/INFLUENCEa tendentious speech, remark, book etc expresses a strong opinion that is intended to influence people
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tendentiousHe tacks on tendentious continuations to things Raskolnikov has said.Still more tendentious is the Tory claim as it relates to a potential Labour Government.Perhaps this inference, given its grounding in pupil, not teacher data, is a tendentious one.It is a tendentious point, since the convention is that treaties are always signed by the executive.As young men, they managed to avoid falling out over the tendentious terms of their father's will.Other collections have been more conspicuously tendentious than this.
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