WTF? Since when did the word "Argument" carry "emotional" with it? Is it an American thing?
Argument is this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argument
You guys are talking about bickering.
BTW: Debate is the less abstract form of argument.
No! Conflict makes my stomach churn
arguing: no; debating yes
only if they're intelligent
when I'm bored
I enjoy a good conflict
only when I need to put a filthy invalid in his place