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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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He will now run for the Crossed Fingers Partnership at Aintree.
He said Ministry of Housing is currently sitting with crossed fingers and helpless under such stalemate.
So we're waiting with crossed fingers that everything goes well for him.
Her family were shown in a line - mother, father, sister - outside the audition room, all obviously having been told by the production team to stand holding their crossed fingers up, as Emma, in a dress made by her dad that did look a bit like a wedding dress, came out in tears.
To a suggestion that crossed fingers are in order, he replies, "I have to keep mine uncrossed.
At this stage in life I am unlikely to change my own method of crossed fingers and a confident smile but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate the talent in others.
Camelot's chief executive, Dianne Thompson, said: "We are delighted that blue plaques with the crossed fingers logo will appear on lottery-funded projects so the public can see exactly how their money has been spent and how.
Leigh-Anne and proud father, husband Mike, 35, are now over the moon with their two boys, but there have been some crossed fingers along the way.
He was speaking last week at the launch of the National Lottery's logo -- a smiling hand with crossed fingers -- which will appear outside the 10,000 outlets selected within the next few weeks.
It's so unbelievably tense, you may find yourself watching it through crossed fingers.
The Hanover Theatre - built from $31 million, courage, vision, and many crossed fingers - is an example of long history leading to the long happy ending currently being enjoyed.
RIGHT place, but it was the wrong track and the wrong day for the Crossed Fingers Partnership whose Seigneur Des Bois got up in the closing stages to land the 2m handicap chase by half a length under a great ride from Graham Lee.