tendentious (tĕn-DĔN-shəs)

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Definition (Adjective) Having a purposed tendency; composed or written with such a tendency or aim. In Context "Indeed, these texts are tendentious and combative, and they often skew well-known evidence to satisfy their particular needs – as did the French, the Chinese, and the Americans." Patricia M. Pelley, Postcolonial Vietnam: New Histories of the National Past, 2002.