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The noun clash implies a direct and sharp collision between opposing parties, efforts, interests, etc.: a clash of opinions. Struggle implies vigorous bodily effort or violent exertion: a hand-to-hand struggle. A brush is a brief encounter or skirmish: a brush with the law.


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Because of a procedural clash between Democrats who control the legislature and the Republican minority, the regular session was kept to 30 days instead of the customary 46 for an odd-numbered year.VIRGINIA’S GENERAL ASSEMBLY HEADS TO SPECIAL SESSION WITH BIPARTISAN MOMENTUM ON CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILLSGREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, LAURA VOZZELLAFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There’s actually a culture clash here, where fundamentally the communication always will be broken, because the scientist has been trained not to give an answer, and the decision-maker’s only job is to provide one.THE HARD LESSONS OF MODELING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICJORDANA CEPELEWICZJANUARY 28, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The clash between the night sky and the infinite universe became known as Olber’s paradox, named after Heinrich Olber, an astronomer who popularized it in 1826.THE UNIVERSE IS 13.8 BILLION YEARS OLD—HERE’S HOW WE KNOWCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
This tranquility appears to have emerged only after a gladiatorial period of planetary clashes—one in which titans ricocheted off each other, perhaps ejecting at least one rival sibling from the cosmic arena altogether.NEPTUNE’S BUMPY CHILDHOOD COULD REVEAL OUR SOLAR SYSTEM’S MISSING PLANETSCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 8, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
You’re an expert on political media, and the thing that I find so strange about this clash is that it’s not really an ideological battle.ARE WE ENTERING A NEW ERA OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE?SEAN ILLINGJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
When officers tried to move into the warehouses where the party was taking place on Thursday night, several officers suffered minor injuries in clashes with revelers.ILLEGAL FRENCH NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY THAT DREW 2,500 ENDS AFTER 36 HOURS AND A FAILED ATTEMPT TO SHUT IT DOWNRICK NOACKJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Up and down the western United States, protests have devolved into violent clashes replete with thrown rocks, exploding fireworks and streams of chemical irritants.D.C. IS BECOMING A PROTEST BATTLEGROUND. IN A POLARIZED NATION, EXPERTS SAY THAT’S UNLIKELY TO CHANGE.MARISSA LANGJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Virginia wound up postponing or canceling three more games, including a prime-time clash with No.VIRGINIA WILL GET ITS MARQUEE MATCHUP AGAINST NO. 1 GONZAGA THANKS TO CBSGENE WANGDECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s also a window into the turbulent politics of the Everest expeditions, and of the culture clash of gentlemen amateurs with emerging scientific knowledge and professionalism—a clash that effectively wrote Pugh out of history.THE 2020 SWEAT SCIENCE HOLIDAY BOOK LISTALEX HUTCHINSONDECEMBER 16, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Richardson was an advocate for peaceful change but did not back down from meeting force with force, and the protests ultimately resulted in clashes with authorities, fires and arrests.GLORIA RICHARDSON PUSHED ASIDE A BAYONET AS A ’60S CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST. NOW 98, SHE WANTS THE NEW GENERATION TO FIGHT ON.KEITH L. ALEXANDERDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST


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