Thesaurus / clash


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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Up and down the western United States, protests have devolved into violent clashes replete with thrown rocks, exploding fireworks and streams of chemical irritants.
Virginia wound up postponing or canceling three more games, including a prime-time clash with No.
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.
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.


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