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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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Highlight on Tuesday is the pounds 450,000 Juddmonte International Stakes, in which Golan and Nayef cross swords again after their thrilling battle in last month's King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes at Ascot.
DUNDEE skipper Barry Smith has vowed to make Aberdeen pay for ruining his glory day as he gears up to cross swords again with the Dons at Pittodrie in Tuesday's rearranged clash.
The dual Derby hero is one of six contenders for O'Brien while Sir Michael Stoute's Golan, beaten into second and third behind the unbeaten son of Sadler's Wells at Epsom and the Curragh, could cross swords with the Irish ace once again.
They will have the chance to cross swords again this week at a meeting of the First Class Forum, another powerful ECB committee.
KNIGHTS in shining armour will cross swords as Chillingham Castle steps back in time to celebrate its medieval history.
Trainer David Hayes is expecting an improved showing if he does line up at Newmarket on July 9, where he is likely to cross swords with Aidan O'Brien's Golden Jubilee winner Starspangledbanner, a former rival in their native Australia.
Summary: Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Communists cross swords over Varun Gandhi.