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synonyms for setting against

  • disaffection
  • estrangement
  • indifference
  • separation
  • breach
  • coolness
  • division
  • divorce
  • remoteness
  • rupture
  • variance
  • withdrawal
  • breaking off
  • diverting
  • turning away

antonyms for setting against

MOST RELEVANT
  • agreement
  • connection
  • charm
  • endearment
  • friendliness
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How to use setting against in a sentence

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Good is set against evil, and life against death: so also is the sinner against a just man.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Shortly afterwards a few acceptances were reported, principally against securities.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SETTING AGAINST

  • breach
  • breaking off
  • coolness
  • disaffection
  • diverting
  • division
  • divorce
  • estrangement
  • indifference
  • remoteness
  • rupture
  • separation
  • setting against
  • turning away
  • variance
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.