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It did so because, from the beginning, its targets were not only Obama, whom it saw as an illegitimate president, but because it regarded as a quisling any Republican whose opposition to Obama was not strong, outraged or effective enough.

During a public hearing last month, the Oahu Surfrider Foundation and Sierra Club testified in opposition to the renovations, as did neighbors concerned about the potential impact of the project on the beach fronting their properties.

This opposition became so pronounced in the summer that online shops sold fake “mask exemption” cards, labeled with stolen Justice Department imagery, by the hundreds.

Talks are now set to start Monday afternoon, and opposition parties have already said they’re unlikely to give their support.

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In Assembly District 77, Republican June Cutter Yang, an employment attorney, made her opposition to AB 5 central to her campaign.

That enemies—like the formerly oppositional de Klerk—can become allies.

The problem with being really satisfied with an oppositional strategy is that it makes it awfully hard to be for something.

I was never diagnosed with disorders like Oppositional Defiant Disorder or Asperger's Syndrome.

After a battery of psychological tests, Sean had been diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder.

Or it can fall victim to the minefield of oppositional street politics.

To this normal state of oppositional contraction the name "muscular tonicity" is given.

Thereupon the oppositional elements increased in numbers and displayed a marked combative disposition.

Oppositional splendour is there, and the stained radiance of a Bachian chorale.

He reveals a genuine feeling for his subjects, and always tries to introduce into his works a simple oppositional line.

The oppositional Evening Journal has missed a capital opportunity of weeping over the barbarity of the soldateska.

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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oppositional, such as: adversarial, adverse, against the grain, allergic, antagonistic, and anti.

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