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adjective as in at variance

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It’s those high-impact, high-leverage questions that the entrepreneurs tend to find helpful engaging with me, as opposed to very detailed day-to-day things that most of the entrepreneurs I work with tend to be quite capable of doing.

It’s been a wild ride for Robinson since he went viral while opposing a gun show ban at that 2018 city council meeting.

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Their proprietary bird—a three-way cross between a Transylvanian Naked Neck, a heritage Delaware, and an unnamed breed developed by Evans' grandfather—matures in 60 to 65 days, as opposed to the usual 40 or so.

He ran for president in the 2016 GOP primary, with a campaign focused on resolving partisan divisions and opposing the rancor that now dominates political life.

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The Ravens got an important win against a tough Colts team, but we’re afraid that opposing defenses have gotten better at containing Lamar Jackson.

Those opposing same-sex marriage are on their heels, and increasingly unwilling or unable to make a stand against it.

It was Orlando vs. Justin in an Ibiza melee with two highly unlikely opposing parties.

They took an anti-establishment stance to a new level, openly opposing the government.

The king set about punishing Marshal, opposing his attempts to establish his family in their lands in Ireland and Wales.

Suddenly, a  tall, curly haired white man appeared and thrust himself in the middle of the opposing forces.

His object was to reach Allahabad that night—not to hew his way through opposing hordes and risk being cut down in the process.

With that opposing force behind us, we bore away across the shrouded benches, straight for the mouth of Sage Creek.

The proposed line was in direct competition with the Great Northern, and they sought my aid in opposing it.

This from opposing counsel was a compliment indeed, and I was much complimented upon it.

Postmaster Pratt appeared certain of better than a hundred, and so did the opposing party.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opposing, such as: antagonistic, conflicting, contending, rival, adverse, and anti.

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