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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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CROSSWORDS are many people's passion but those devilish clues and hard to remember solutions can drive many puzzlers up the wall.
There are certain things to bear in mind when approaching a cryptic crossword for instance in getting to know your setters, their cultural backgrounds, literary, sporting and musical interests.
The book is well timed as it is the 100th anniversary of the crossword this month - or 'word cross' as it was briefly known when created in the US before changing to its recognisable title.
Turbo Crosswords is the first app released by the Puzux team of UC Berkeley Haas School of Business MBA graduates, headed by Managing Director Guy Rotberg, a veteran entrepreneur with past experience in both China and the US web arena.
The provably highest-scoring crossword is not known; my best attempt is shown to the left.
In the letter to Eugene Maleska, Sinatra wrote: "I don't remember learning a hell of a lot about stocks and bonds - but I was introduced to the world of crossword puzzles.
Father-of-three Ash said the idea for his Skips Crossword Puzzle books came about when daughter Nicole was struggling to concentrate while revising for her 11+ exams last year.
The father-of-three said the concept for his Skips Crossword Puzzle books came about when daughter Nicole was struggling to concentrate while revising for her 11+ exams last year.
But at 7pm I went back to the crossword and was still trying to solve 18 down and 12 across when the Man-in-Charge arrived home late.
Crossword puzzles have been found to help students master basic terminology (Walker, 2003; Kronholz, 2005).
In a happy clarification of the nature of foundherentism, Haack introduced her metaphor of the crossword puzzle.
Crossword puzzles, with a history dating back to word squares of Pompeii and 300 AD Egypt, are commonly found today in magazines, newspapers, and trade journals.