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    factious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word factious

    Definition
    (adj) dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
    Synonyms : dissentious , divisive
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for factious

factious = fact + ious. factious people are so concerned about their facts (views). so they wont agree with others. so factious means opposition or dissenting

FACTious: remember FACTorize

Factious can be remembered as a FACTory having a fight between board members, because of some FACTrIOUS people

factious..fact(iou)s...when pronounced sounds like FAX....so you recieved a fax stating about the rivals factions within the administration which is causing dissensions among members.

(fac)FAX + (ctious)Caution -> be prepared for trouble(dissension)

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FACTIOUS = fact + ti + o + us; The fact transmit on us i.e we are guilty.

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