Philadelphia lawyer, apologist, arguer, argufier, battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, bitter-ender, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, casuist, cattleman, combatant, commoner, competitor, contender, contestant, controversialist, cowboy, cowgirl, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpuncher, debater, defendant, diehard, disceptator, disputant, dissentient, dissident, drover, duelist, enforcer, exhibitioner, fencer, feuder, fighter, fighting cock, foilsman, gamecock, gaucho, gladiator, goatherd, goon, gooseboy, gooseherd, gorilla, guardhouse lawyer, hatchet man, herder, herdsman, hogherd, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, horse wrangler
, horseherd, intransigent, irreconcilable, jouster, knight, last-ditcher, litigant, logomacher, logomachist, militant, mooter, naysayer, negativist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist, obstructive, opposer, oppositionist, optime, passman, pensioner, pigman, pilpulist, plaintiff, plug-ugly, polemic, polemicist, polemist, protester, puncher, quarreler, questionist, resister, rioter, rival, rough, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur, scrapper, scuffler, servitor, sheepherder, sheepman, shepherd, shepherdess, sizar, sophister, squabbler, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggler, swanherd, swashbuckler, swineherd, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, thug, tilter, tough, tussler, vaquero, waddy
opponent, antagonist, adversary, adverse party, opposition, enemy, the other side, assailant, oppositionist, obstructive, brawler, wrangler
, brangler, disputant, filibuster, obstructionist, malcontent, Jacobin, Fenian, demagogue, reactionist, rival, competitor, bete noir.
reasoning ratiocination rationalism, dialectics, induction, generalization, discussion, comment, ventilation, inquiry, argumentation, controversy, debate, polemics, wrangling, contention, logomachy, disputation, disceptation, paper war, art of reasoning, logic, process of reasoning, train of reasoning, chain of reasoning, deduction, induction, abduction, synthesis, analysis, argument, case, plaidoyer, opening, lemma, proposition, terms, premises, postulate, data, starting point, principle, inference, prosyllogism, syllogism, enthymeme, sorites, dilemma, perilepsis, a priori reasoning, reductio ad absurdum, horns of a dilemma, argumentum ad hominem, comprehensive argument, empirema, epagoge, reasoner, logician, dialectician, disputant, controversialist, controvertist, wrangler
, arguer, debater polemic, casuist, rationalist, scientist, eristic, logical sequence, good case, correct just reasoning, sound reasoning, valid reasoning, cogent reasoning, logical reasoning, forcible reasoning, persuasive reasoning, persuasory reasoning, consectary reasoning, conclusive, subtle reasoning, force of argument, strong point, strong argument, persuasive argument, arguments, reasons, pros and cons, reasoning, rationalistic, argumentative, controversial, dialectic, polemical, discursory, discursive, disputatious, Aristotelian, eristic, eristical, debatable, controvertible, logical, relevant, for, because, hence, whence, seeing that, since, sith, then thence so, for that reason, for this reason, for which reason, for as, inasmuch as, whereas, ex concesso, considering, in consideration of, therefore, wherefore, consequently, ergo, thus, accordingly, a fortiori, in conclusion, in fine, finally, after all, au bout du compt, on the whole, taking one thing with another, ab actu ad posse valet consecutio, per troppo dibatter la verita si perde, troppo disputare la verita fa errare.
scholar, connoisseur, savant, pundit, schoolman, professor, graduate, wrangler
, academician, academist, master of arts, doctor, licentitate, gownsman, philosopher, master of math, scientist, clerk, sophist, sophister, linguist, glossolinguist, philologist, philologer, lexicographer, glossographer, grammarian, litterateur, literati, dilettanti, illuminati, cogniscenti, fellow, Hebraist, lexicologist, mullah, munshi, Sanskritish, sinologist, sinologue, Mezzofanti, admirable Crichton, Mecaenas, bookworm, helluo librorum, bibliophile, bibliomaniac, bluestocking, bas-bleu, bigwig, learned Theban, don, Artium Baccalaureus, Artium Magister, learned man, literary man, homo multarum literarum, man of learning, man of letters, man of education, man of genius, antiquarian, antiquary, archaeologist, sage, pedant, doctrinaire, pedagogue, Dr, Pangloss, pantologist, criminologist, schoolboy, learned, brought up at the feet of Gamaliel, he was a scholar and a ripe and good one, the manifold linguist.