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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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The identities of those remain to be seen but Scot Colin Montgomerie and Luke Donald must keep fingers crossed it's them following failure to gain an automatic place after the NEC.
Now I keep fingers crossed I won't be left out in the cold, after losing my place in the team.
Of course, with eight runners, we have to keep fingers crossed that nothing comes out.