factious (adj.)
sectarian, partisan, arising from factions
1H6 IV.i.113[King to all] what madness rules in brainsick men, / When ... / Such factious emulations shall arise!
1H6 IV.i.190[Exeter alone, of the quarrelling lords] no simple man that sees ... / This factious bandying of their favourites
2H6 II.i.39[Gloucester aside to Cardinal, of the challenge] Make up no factious numbers for the matter
TC I.iii.191[Nestor to all, of Ajax] [he] Makes factious feasts, rails on our state of war
TC II.ii.210[Hector to all] I have a roisting challenge sent amongst / The dull and factious nobles of the Greeks
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