Opposition

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Opposition->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ opposition
opposition
antagonism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ oppugnancy
oppugnancy
oppugnation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ impugnation|
impugnation|
=>!
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contrariety
contrariety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contravention
contravention
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counteraction
counteraction
&c. 179
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counterplot
counterplot
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cross fire
cross fire
undercurrent
head wind
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ clashing
clashing
collision
conflict
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ competition
competition
two of a trade
rivalry
emulation
race
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ absence of aid
absence of aid
&c. 708
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ resistance
resistance
&c. 719
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ restraint
restraint
&c. 751
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ hindrance
hindrance
&c. 706
PARAG:Opposition->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ oppose
oppose
counteract
run counter to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ withstand
withstand
&c.(resist) 719
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ control
control
&c.(restrain) 751
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hinder
hinder
&c. 706
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ antagonize
antagonize
oppugn
fly in the face of
go dead against
kick against
fall afoul of
run afoul of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set against
set against
pit against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ face
face
confront
cope with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make a stand
make a stand
make a dead set against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set oneself against
set oneself against
set one's face against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ protest against
protest against
vote against
raise one
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ s voice against
s voice against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ disfavor
disfavor
turn one's back upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set at naught
set at naught
slap in the face
slam the door in one's face
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be at cross purposes
be at cross purposes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ play at cross purposes
play at cross purposes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ counterwork
counterwork
countermine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ thwart
thwart
overthwart
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stem
stem
breast
encounter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stem the tide
stem the tide
breast the tide
stem the current
stem the flood
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ buffet the waves
buffet the waves
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ beat up against
beat up against
make head against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ grapple with
grapple with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ kick against the pricks
kick against the pricks
&c.(resist) 719
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ contend
contend
&c. 720
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ do battle
do battle
&c.(warfare) 722
???>-
with
do battle against
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ contradict
contradict
contravene
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ belie
belie
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go against
go against
run against
beat against
militate against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ come in conflict with
come in conflict with
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ emulate
emulate
&c.(compete) 720
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ rival
rival
spoil one's trade
PARAG:Opposition->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ opposing
opposing
opposed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ adverse
adverse
antagonistic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ contrary
contrary
&c. 14
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at variance
at variance
&c. 24
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at issue
at issue
at war with
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unfavorable
unfavorable
unfriendly
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hostile
hostile
inimical
cross
unpropitious
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ in hostile array
in hostile array
front to front
with crossed bayonets
at daggers drawn
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ up in arms
up in arms
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ resistant
resistant
&c. 719
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ competitive
competitive
emulous
PARAG:Opposition->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ against
against
versus
counter to
in conflict with
at cross purposes
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ against the grain
against the grain
against the current
against the stream
against the wind
against the tide
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ with a headwind
with a headwind
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ with the wind ahead
with the wind ahead
with the wind in one's teeth
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ in spite
in spite
in despite
in defiance
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ in the way
in the way
in the teeth of
in the face of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ across
across
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ athwart
athwart
overthwart
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ where the shoe pinches
where the shoe pinches
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ in spite of one's teeth
in spite of one's teeth
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 4 \\ though
though
&c. 30
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 4 \\ even
even
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 4 \\ quand meme
quand meme
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 4 \\ per contra
per contra

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