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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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It's a simple format but made far more fun than its football or cricketing counterparts by Studd, whose passion for all this huffing and puffing means he's almost in a perpetual state of crossness.
This infantilising of the author, allied with expressions of crossness on the part of the critic, is familiar to those who have studied the history of Frame criticism.
The latest in a series of high profile contracts, Schal has also been appointed Project Manager and Construction Design and Management Co-ordinators to implement the historic restoration of Crossness Pumping Station.
On Tuesday he visits homes made from shipping containers, and then powers up James Watt's original steam engine at Crossness Pumping Station.