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Definition of Argufier
1. one that argufies [n -S] - See also: argufies
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Literary usage of Argufier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"But, if the agnostic really believes what he says, the " dreadful consequence " argufier (consistently I admit with, his own principles) virtually asks him ..."
2. Studies of a Biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen (1902)
"... or when, if bored, you can quietly drop behind, or perhaps increase the pace sufficiently to check the breath of the persistent argufier. ..."
3. The Nineteenth Century (1889)
"But, if the Agnostic really believes what he says, the ' dreadful consequence' argufier (consistently I admit with his own principles) virtually asks him to ..."
4. Lectures on the Philosophy of Kant and Other Philosophical Lectures & Essays by Henry Sidgwick (1905)
"He is a tremendous argufier, and able to impart to others the argumentative art. The difference between him and Socrates is that his effect is purely ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1912)
"[Began spontaneously to move head to rest and was missing it when 1 guided it to its proper place.] Frank is all right, but he is such an argufier. ..."
6. Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions by Thomas Henry Huxley (1892)
"But, if the Agnostic really believes what he says, the " dreadful consequence" argufier (consistently, I admit, with his own principles) virtually asks him ..."
7. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1898)
"... is much safer to dismiss everything that does not suit the argufier as a ' myth,' than to give silly explanations and unaccredited Yankee ghost stories. ..."