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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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I am fed up with people telling me it's impossible to manufacture anything in the UK," says Theo, crossly, although why he's shouting at us I have no idea.
These groups crossly ignore the widespread changes that have been introduced into Muslim societies today.
After a period of stalled breeze, during which Cam worries that her father will rouse crossly from his book, the boat begins to move again, upon which Mr.
In 1978, when her husband (by then an urban planner on the Faculty of the University) was appointed Visiting Scholar at Princeton University, Jo-Marie was awarded a Harry Crossly bursary and applied, as private scholar, for a similar position at Princeton, in order to research innovations in Latin teaching in the USA.
Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) [2] has evolved following the report in 1979 by Crossly et al.
Perhaps, when he was a little boy, his father had muttered crossly about finding the lire for another pair of football boots, or his mother cursed another set of muddy kit to wash and dry before the morning.
Word of my purchase had preceded me, and one of the ladies looked up from her scope and said to me, rather crossly, "What do you want a micromount collection for?
She can call especial attention to Native/black relations, insisting that they provide a different perspective on the black past and a way of cross-thinking and crossly thinking about the dominant white/black paradigm of race.
The original eight woman flyers recruited by Pauline Gowers were: Joan Hughes, Winifred Crossly, Margaret Unison, Mona Fried Lander, Rosemary Rees, Marion Wilberforce, the Hon Mrs.
Don't answer a question with another question, Alice said crossly.
Shortly thereafter we are brought backstage at their London concert where front woman Natalie Maines and siblings Emily Robison and Martie Maguire stare crossly at the television screen as President Bush formally announces his decision to invade Iraq.