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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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Apart fromother things, our sitting leader of the council, unlike anyone of his predecessors, is a prolific contributor to your letters column, regularly crossing swords with other political antagonists, remnants of the militants and anyone who happened to rub him up the wrong way.
The Weatherfield bad girl is out of jail pending a retrial for murdering Charlie Stubbs and is soon crossing swords with her enemies in the Rovers Return.
Togo update: The Sparrow Hawks endured a most troubled run-up to the Cup, with coach Stephen Keshi dismissed in January after crossing swords with star striker Emmanuel Adebayor during a disastrous African Nations Cup campaign.
Kicking King and Kingscliff renewing their King George rivalry in Wednesday's Guinness Gold Cup is a bonus which even Cheltenham could not provide and although our third champion, Hardy Eustace, won't be there for the Emo Oil Champion Hurdle tomorrow week, we will have Harchibald and Brave Inca crossing swords again.