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noun as in dissension

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The shared responsibility also means that certain decisions can’t be made by either Powell or Mnuchin alone, setting the stage for the surprisingly outward-facing clash.

The result has been a clash of realities, one of many over the past four years.

It seems like Philadelphia created a clash, it seems, and was looking for a fight, and brought that serious controversy all the way to the Supreme Court.

Businesses have been boarded up in multiple cities in anticipation of street clashes.

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Those protests resulted in clashes with police, broken windows and damaged police cars.

Some brought rocks and bricks, intent on clashing with the police.

Picasso, with his polka-dot shirt and clashing tie attempted an air of bravado, but lost confidence by the minute.

After clashing with coach Victor Tikhonov, a KGB-installed tyrant, he chose to challenge the government and defect to the NHL.

They are clashing with Israeli police with a ferocity not seen since the second Intifada.

History does not record whether it was enforced, though Indians and NOPD kept on clashing.

The bells were clashing merrily from the village spire as the party passed out of the church porch.

In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath.

A sullen calm fell, and the smack rolled with clashing blocks and groaning spars, making night hideous.

There was, therefore, no clashing of interests between the army and navy, as to disposition of proceeds.

The two men crossed swords, and for some minutes a furious clashing of steel could be heard.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clashing, such as: discord, disagreement, and opposition.

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