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cross

(Disagree with), verb act in opposition to, argue, be opposed to, collide, conflict with, confront, confute, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, debate, defy, dispute, gainsay, homini obsistere, make a stand against, neutralize, oppose, protest, refuse to conform, refute, repudiate, resist, run counter to, speak against, take exceppion, traverse
Associated concepts: cross action, cross-claim, cross-complaint, cross-demand, cross-examination, cross libels, cross section, crosswalk

cross

(Intersect), verb bisect, braid, crisscross, cut across, divide, go across, halve, intercross, interrupt, intersect, lie across, move across, section, segment, separate, split, traverse
See also: advance, annoy, antagonize, bitter, conflict, confront, contentious, contravene, counter, counteract, countervail, discompose, disobey, fight, fractious, froward, harrow, inimical, interfere, intertwine, oppose, oppugn, pass, perambulate, perverse, petulant, plague, querulous, resist, stress, thwart, traverse

CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

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And the Fleet Street man and former Birmingham Mail hack says: "You can be sure that I will give some revealing insights not just into 'Thrasher' Mitchell but also into one or two other Ministers who I have crossed swords with in the past.
Clashing armour and the sound of crossed swords echoed through the site as the knights took each other on in combat displays.
The ship"s crest embodies two crossed swords against the blue sky and ocean waves which symbolise strength, responsibility and commitment to a righteous cause, said Captain Dahiya.
They have already crossed swords this year with Offaly recording a win in the Walsh Shield in January.
Toshack's comments might not go down well with Bluebirds boss Dave Jones, who he has crossed swords with in the past.
The five-year-old crossed swords with some far more experienced rivals in the two-mile-sixfurlong mares' hurdle and drifted violently before jumping away under Ruby Walsh.
Wales captain Bellamy crossed swords with the Danish centre-half in Copenhagen on Wednesday.
The new crest of the two white crossed swords (or blades) with a white Yorkshire Rose above, on a black background was introduced by former manager Jimmy Sirrel but was apparently designed over 20-years earlier by former player Jimmy Hagan.
Which European porcelain factory used two blue crossed swords as its trademark?
The liberal columnist from Texas, a former New York Times reporter until she crossed swords with Arthur Sulzberger, writes strong stuff from her base in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and her writings on the Texas Legislature, George W.
He considers himself a moderate, and he has often crossed swords with Vermont progressives--including a challenger from the state's Progressive Party who won 10 percent of the vote in the last gubernatorial election.