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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eris·tic /ɪˈrɪstɪk, ɛ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·ris·tic E·ris·tic·al a.  Controversial. [Archaic]
    A specimen of admirable special pleading in the court of eristic logic.   --Coleridge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : given to disputation for its own sake and often employing
            specious arguments [syn: eristical]
      n 1: a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
           [syn: disputant, controversialist]
      2: the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)