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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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Evo-Stik Premier League COLWYN BAY v ILKESTON TODAY, 3PM KICK OFF By TIM CHANNON COLWYN Bay are keeping fingers crossed that international clearance comes through in time for new loan signing Kevin Holsgrove to be involved in today's home game against Ilkeston.
On whether he is keeping fingers crossed over recent talk of a market slowdown brought on by the oil price slide, Bejjani said: "We have always kept those fingers crossed .
Last night Sabbathwatchers were still keeping fingers crossed, pointing out that such big news would surely warrant a press conference.
And head coach Garry Monk will be keeping fingers crossed he can come through the next six days unscathed to add his goalscoring prowess to Swansea's final push for Premier League safety.
Owner and crew are keeping fingers crossed for a hard southerly.
11 They take on Championship whipping boys Derbyshire with everyone keeping fingers crossed for good weather and Durham's experienced men to rise to the fore.
Tourism bosses will be keeping fingers crossed too.
Debuchy is keeping fingers crossed he is named on the team-sheet for the trip to Norwich City.
Now he faces four months keeping fingers crossed that Luis Suarez doesn't go down injured or becomes embroiled in more controversy that may leave him on the sidelines.
So, tonight, let us sit back and marvel at the opening ceremony, then read about it tomorrow before keeping fingers crossed that Team GB achieves its first gold in the road cycling.
And, yeah, still keeping fingers crossed though as we've still got a few more weeks to go.