Synonyms for cross-purposes

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It was very amusing to hear her and Hope talk at cross-purposes.

When there were disagreements and cross-purposes they made her almost ill.

She felt herself at cross-purposes with her foolish little world.

There was no room for cross-purposes or disturbing thoughts.

He became conscious of the fact that they were at cross-purposes.

Never was an adviser more at cross-purposes with the advised.

We were still playing at cross-purposes; therefore I urged her to be frank with me.

“I fear we are speaking at cross-purposes,” he said, gently.

Thus they played at cross-purposes for a while, these two overgrown boys.

Everyone seemed to be playing the game of cross-purposes with everyone else.

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