1. polem- "war" (谐音“婆罗门”) + -ic. => 婆罗门之争 => 大家围绕邪恶的婆罗门种姓制度展开了激烈的争论和辩论。
- polemic (n.)
- 1630s, "controversial argument or discussion," from French polémique (16c./17c.), noun use of adjective meaning "disputatious, controversial" (see polemic (adj.)).
- polemic (adj.)
- 1640s, from French polémique (from Middle French polemique) "disputatious, controversial," or directly from Greek polemikos "of war, warlike, belligerent; skilled in war, fit for service; like an enemy, stirring up hostility," from polemos "war," of unknown origin. Related: Polemical (1630s).
- 1. The book is both a history and a passionate polemic for tolerance.
- 2. Her speech was memorable for its polemic rather than its substance.
- 3. He wrote a splendid polemic in my favour.
- 4. He launched into a fierce polemic against the government's policies.
- 5. The New Testament is a polemic book almost from beginning to end.
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