noun: A formal discussion on a subject: discourse or dissertation.
- give-and-take Definition: (noun) An exchange of views on some topic. Synonyms: discussion, word. Usage: Paul and I were having a civil give-and-take on the issue of gun control, but Maria became uncomfortable and insisted that we change the subject. Discuss
- Socratic irony noun: A profession of ignorance in a discussion in order to elicit clarity on a topic and expose misconception held by another.
- interrogatory Definition: (noun) Formal systematic questioning. Synonyms: examination. Usage: The defendant refused to confess his guilt, despite the prosecutor's aggressive interrogatory. Discuss
- divvy verb tr.: To divide and share. noun: Dividend; share. noun: A foolish person. adjective: Foolish.