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  • as inopposed/opposing
  • as inopposed
  • as inoppositional

synonyms for up against

  • against the grain
  • allergic
  • anti
  • antipathetic
  • antithetical
  • antonymous
  • at cross-purposes
  • at odds
  • averse
  • battling
  • clashing
  • combating
  • conflicting
  • confronting
  • contrary
  • controverting
  • counter
  • crossing
  • defending
  • defensive
  • denying
  • disagreeing
  • disputed
  • dissentient
  • enemy
  • exposing
  • facing
  • hostile
  • in opposition
  • incompatible
  • inimical
  • irreconcilable
  • objecting
  • obstructive
  • opposite
  • protesting
  • repelling
  • restrictive
  • rival
  • warring
  • inimical
  • hostile
  • opposing
  • averse
  • antithetical
  • conflicting
  • repelling
  • clashing
  • crossing
  • counter
  • rival
  • disagreeing
  • facing
  • warring
  • confronting
  • against
  • allergic
  • antipathetic
  • contrary
  • defensive
  • enemy
  • incompatible
  • irreconcilable
  • opposite
  • restrictive
  • antonymous
  • disputed
  • anti
  • objecting
  • battling
  • protesting
  • controverting
  • combating
  • defending
  • denying
  • exposing
  • at cross-purposes
  • at odds
  • dissentient
  • in opposition
  • obstructive
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antonyms for up against

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  • aiding
  • assisting
  • compatible
  • helping
  • similar
  • in favor of
  • kind
  • friendly
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    How to use up against in a sentence

    What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
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    In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
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    I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    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
    She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
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    WORDS RELATED TO UP AGAINST

    • against
    • allergic
    • anti
    • antipathetic
    • antithetical
    • antonymous
    • at cross-purposes
    • at odds
    • averse
    • battling
    • clashing
    • combating
    • conflicting
    • confronting
    • contrary
    • controverting
    • counter
    • crossing
    • defending
    • defensive
    • denying
    • disagreeing
    • disputed
    • dissentient
    • enemy
    • exposing
    • facing
    • hostile
    • in opposition
    • incompatible
    • inimical
    • irreconcilable
    • objecting
    • obstructive
    • opposing
    • opposite
    • protesting
    • repelling
    • restrictive
    • rival
    • up against
    • warring
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