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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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Big Fella Thanks, who is a best-priced 16-1 with sportinbet, was at Aintree for a racecourse gallop and will now run in the blue silks of the Crossed Fingers Partnership.
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.
Twelve years ago, the satellite phone required a fixed position, plenty of extra batteries and lots of crossed fingers.
Many of the worriers will make merry this holiday season and dampen their worrying with hopes and crossed fingers.
And yet, in the zip line example, an "attractive nuisance" has been installed with little more than crossed fingers and a desire to make camp more challenging, attractive, inviting, and exciting.
To shave expenses, the company relies more on crossed fingers than special security measures when shipping its beef and pork.
But given the newness of the eCRM function for most retailers - and the many things that can still go wrong - there are still a lot of crossed fingers in executive suites.
It's so unbelievably tense, you may find yourself watching it through crossed fingers.
Pleny of options for Own After Tom George's Double Shuffle won the 2m1/2f novice hurdle for the Crossed Fingers Partnership, the trainer had news of the same owners' Grade 1 winner God's Own, who chased home Un De Sceaux in the Racing Post Arkle Chase.
Big Fella Thanks, who is a best-priced 16-1 with sportingbet, was at Aintree for a racecourse gallop on Tuesday and will now return there and run in the blue silks of the Crossed Fingers Partnership.
Huge application forms (even for the most menial of positions, I can testify to that) detailing your every movement since you where a stem cell, are posted with anticipation and crossed fingers, only to be filed without acknowledgement.
That means we all have responsibility to take adequate precautions to protect ourselves rather than relying on crossed fingers and sweet words.