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oppositionnoun antinomy, challenge, conflict, contention, contrariety, contrary action, contravention, counteraction, counterattack, counterplot, denial, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, enmity, impugnation, impugnment, interference, oppugnancy, oppugnation, protest, protestation, refutation, remonstrance, remonstration, resistance, running counter to, struggle, traversal, want of harmony
See also: altercation, antipode, antithesis, argument, bar, belligerency, blame, check, collision, competition, condemnation, conflict, confrontation, contender, contention, contest, contestant, contradiction, contradistinction, contraposition, contrary, contravention, controversy, counterargument, criticism, defiance, deterrence, deterrent, difference, disaccord, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, discord, dispute, dissatisfaction, dissent, dissidence, division, exception, feud, impediment, impugnation, incompatibility, mutiny, negation, objection, offset, opponent, outcry, protest, rebellion, rebuff, rejection, remonstrance, restraint, revolt, rival, strife, struggle, variance
OPPOSITION, practice. The act of a creditor who, declares his dissent to a debtor's being discharged under the insolvent laws.