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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opponent, opposing(adj)

    characterized by active hostility

    "opponent (or opposing) armies"



Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. opposing(a.)

    conflicting, counteracting, antagonistic, adverse, opposite, hostile, inimical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. opposing(a)

    conflicting, antagonistic, contending, opposite, adverse

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  1. Robert Collier:

    Something must be done when you find an opposing set of desires of this kind well to the fore in your category of strong desires. You must set in operation a process of competition, from which one must emerge a victor and the other set be defeated.

  2. Smithsonian Channel:

    Koresh and I were at odds, so he was going to head to Texas. He ordered me to come to Texas to receive my punishment because I was opposing him. So I packed my bags and everybody assumed I was going to Texas to do what Koresh had ordered me to do, but I never showed up. Eventually, I went to Australia. So in the end, Elizabeth being in Australia worked out because I had a place to go.

  3. Ian Austin:

    Most shamefully of all for a party which has got a proud record of fighting for equality and opposing racism, the Labour Party has been poisoned with anti-Jewish racism under his leadership.

  4. Milwaukee Bucks:

    As a team we talked about it, to try to keep our composure whenever the opposing team tries to foul us hard or tries to hit us or play dirty, obviously, Im not going to look to the referees for protection. Ive just got to play smart and try to avoid the situations.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    We are still knee-deep in the first wave of this, rather than looking at the public health effort versus economic opening as if they were opposing forces... we should use the public health effort as a vehicle and a pathway to get to safe reopening.

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