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A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
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  1. A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
  2. Lack of concord; disagreement; dissension; conflict
  3. Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
(Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
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  1. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
  2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
  3. Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
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  1. A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
  2. A direct meeting, as in conflict or battle
  3. A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
A striking together; violent contact; collision
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  1. A striking together; violent contact; collision
  2. The power of an event, idea, etc. to produce changes, move the feelings, etc.
  3. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
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  1. The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
  2. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
  3. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
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  1. Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
  2. (Psychology) An emotional or mental disturbance resulting from the opposition or simultaneous functioning of mutually exclusive impulses, desires, or tendencies.
  3. Sharp disagreement or opposition, as of interests or ideas; clash
A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
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  1. A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
  2. A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating truth or falsehood:
  3. The section of an appellate or trial brief in which a party pre-sents its interpretation of the law.
To be antagonistic, incompatible, or contradictory; be in opposition; clash
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  1. To be antagonistic, incompatible, or contradictory; be in opposition; clash
  2. To be in or come into opposition; differ.
  3. (Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
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  1. To shock or surprise.
  2. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
  3. To have a harsh, irritating effect (on one)
To match unsuitably or badly.
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  1. To match unsuitably or badly.
To meet in opposition; conflict:
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  1. To meet in opposition; conflict:
  2. To come together with violent, direct impact.
To differ in opinion; often, specif., to quarrel or dispute
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  1. To differ in opinion; often, specif., to quarrel or dispute
  2. To dispute or quarrel:
  3. (Intransitive) To not agree (harmonize).
To attempt to prove by reasoning; maintain or contend:
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  1. To attempt to prove by reasoning; maintain or contend:
  2. To engage in a quarrel; dispute.
  3. To persuade or influence (another), as by presenting reasons:
To struggle; contend
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  1. To struggle; contend
  2. To take part in a battle; fight
  3. To engage in or as if in battle.
To cause (a car, airplane, etc.) to crash
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  1. To cause (a car, airplane, etc.) to crash
  2. (Informal) To join or enter (a party, for example) without invitation.
  3. To break or dash into pieces; smash; shatter
With a sudden violent crash.
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  1. With a sudden violent crash.
  2. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
  3. (Sports) To hit a ball, puck, or shuttlecock in a forceful overhand stroke.
(Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
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  1. (Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
  2. To be antagonistic, incompatible, or contradictory; be in opposition; clash
  3. To be in or come into opposition; differ.
To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
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  1. To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
  2. To assert the opposite of a statement or idea put forward by (someone).
  3. To be contrary or opposed to; go against
To disagree.
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  1. To disagree.
  2. To refuse to agree; disagree
  3. (Intransitive) To fail to be in accord.
To disagree; clash
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  1. To disagree; clash
  2. To fail to agree or harmonize; clash.
To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
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  1. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
  2. To have a harsh, irritating effect (on one)
  3. To shock or surprise.
A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
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  1. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
  2. A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
  3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
(Informal) An overwhelming popular success
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  1. (Informal) An overwhelming popular success
  2. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
  3. A heavy blow or collision:
Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
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  1. Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
  2. A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
  3. A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
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  1. The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
  2. A conflict involving armed forces:
  3. A focused comparison:
A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
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  1. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
  2. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
  3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
(Mathematics) The amount by which one quantity is greater or less than another.
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  1. (Mathematics) The amount by which one quantity is greater or less than another.
  2. A significant effect on or change in a situation
  3. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
A disagreement or quarrel
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  1. A disagreement or quarrel
  2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
  3. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  1. Disharmony.
  2. The absence or reverse of accord.
  3. Lack of accord; discord; disagreement
(Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
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  1. (Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
  2. The state or an instance of disagreement; discord.
  3. (Genetics) The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.
Difference of opinion; disagreement.
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  1. Difference of opinion; disagreement.
  2. A difference of opinion; disagreement or, esp., discord as expressed in intense quarreling or wrangling, as within a group [dissension among party members]: often in dissension in the ranks, dissatisfaction with those in authority
(Law) A judicial opinion reaching a conclusion contrary to that reached by the majority of judges deciding a case; a minority opinion.
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  1. (Law) A judicial opinion reaching a conclusion contrary to that reached by the majority of judges deciding a case; a minority opinion.
  2. The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
  3. Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy. Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy.
Disagreement, as of opinion or belief; dissent.
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  1. Disagreement, as of opinion or belief; dissent.
  2. Disagreement; dissent
  3. The state of being dissident; dissent
(Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
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  1. (Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
  2. A state of disagreement or conflict
  3. Lack of agreement, consistency, or harmony; conflict:
Partisan conflict within an organization or a country; dissension
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  1. Partisan conflict within an organization or a country; dissension
  2. A literary work or film that is a mix of fact and fiction.
  3. A group of people inside a political party, club, government, etc. working in a common cause against other such groups or against the main body
Ill will or conflict because of differences of opinion, temperament, etc.
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  1. Ill will or conflict because of differences of opinion, temperament, etc.
  2. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.
  3. A force on objects or substances in contact with each other that resists motion of the objects or substances relative to each other. &diamf3; Static friction arises between two objects that are not in motion with respect to each other, as for example between a cement block and a wooden floor. It increases to counterbalance forces that would move the objects, up to a certain maximum level of force, at which point the objects will begin moving. It is measured as the maximum force the bodies will sustain before motion occurs. &diamf3; Kinetic friction arises between bodies that are in motion with respect to each other, as for example the force that works against sliding a cement block along a wooden floor. Between two hard surfaces, the kinetic friction is usually somewhat lower than the static friction, meaning that more force is required to set the objects in motion than to keep them in motion.
An instance of such discord.
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  1. An instance of such discord.
  2. Lack of harmony; discord; conflict
The offense of attempting to produce such a breach.
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  1. The offense of attempting to produce such a breach.
  2. Any of the sects, parties, etc. formed by such a split
  3. A formal breach of union within a religious body, especially a Christian church.
Contention or competition between rivals.
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  1. Contention or competition between rivals.
  2. The act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict
  3. A conflict or quarrel:
An exception to the application of a usual rule, granted by an authority on the basis of hardship or practicality:
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  1. An exception to the application of a usual rule, granted by an authority on the basis of hardship or practicality:
  2. A difference between what is expected and what happens
  3. Degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy
The period of such conflict.
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  1. The period of such conflict.
  2. Open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country
  3. A condition of active antagonism or contention:
Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
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  1. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
  2. Conflict or struggle of any kind
  3. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
A vehement quarrel.
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  1. A vehement quarrel.
  2. An angry or heated argument
A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
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  1. A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
  2. (--- Archaic) A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
  3. (Linguistics) A word, phrase, or clause in a semantic relation with a word or phrase and that helps complete the meaning of that word or phrase, such as a noun phrase that is the object of a verb. The clause that we go is an argument of the verb suggest in the sentence I suggest that we go.
(Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
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  1. (Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
  2. An angry quarrel; a squabble.
  3. A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub.
A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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  1. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
  2. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
  3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
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  1. A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
  2. The act or practice of engaging in such disputes:
  3. In constitutional law, an actual, definite, and concrete dispute over legal rights between parties with adverse interests wherein one party is seeking an adjudication of the dispute and specific relief of a conclusive nature. Also called case or controversy requirement. See also adversary proceeding.
A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
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  1. A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
  2. Deliberation; consideration:
  3. Discussion or consideration of opposing reasons; argument about or deliberation on a question
A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
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  1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
  3. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
Refusal to agree or comply
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  1. Refusal to agree or comply
  2. Failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy
  3. A quarrel or dispute
(Obs.) A fight
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  1. (Obs.) A fight
  2. A verbal controversy; a debate.
  3. A disputing; argument; debate
Power or readiness to fight; pugnacious spirit
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  1. Power or readiness to fight; pugnacious spirit
  2. A confrontation between opposing groups in which each attempts to harm or gain power over the other, as with bodily force or weapons.
  3. A quarrel or conflict:
A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
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  1. A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
  2. An argument or controversial discussion
  3. A person engaged in or inclined to controversy, argument, or refutation.
A reason for a dispute or argument:
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  1. A reason for a dispute or argument:
  2. An angry dispute; an altercation.
  3. A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
A quarrel or argument.
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  1. A quarrel or argument.
  2. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
  3. An encounter; a scrape or brush; especially one involving trouble or difficulty.
A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
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  1. A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
  2. (Informal) A brief, petty quarrel or dispute
  3. A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
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  1. A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
  2. A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
A petty quarrel.
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  1. A petty quarrel.
  2. A slight quarrel; spat
  3. A little drink of weak liquor or punch
A quarrel; dispute; argument
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  1. A quarrel; dispute; argument
  2. A command or direction; an order:
  3. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
The act of wrangling.
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  1. The act of wrangling.
  2. An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
A troublesome situation
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  1. A troublesome situation
  2. Trouble; bother.
  3. An argument or a fight.
Any of a genus (Rheum) of perennial, large-leaved plants of the buckwheat family; esp., the domestic pieplant (R. rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades are poisonous
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  1. Any of a genus (Rheum) of perennial, large-leaved plants of the buckwheat family; esp., the domestic pieplant (R. rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades are poisonous
  2. A preparation made from the dried rhizomes and roots of any of several plants of the genus Rheum, especially R. palmatum or R. officinale of East Asia, used as a laxative.
  3. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, or heated discussion.
(Informal) An argument or altercation.
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  1. (Informal) An argument or altercation.
  2. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
  3. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
An instance of contact with something undesirable or dangerous:
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  1. An instance of contact with something undesirable or dangerous:
  2. A device having bristles, hairs, or wires fastened into a hard back, with or without a handle attached: brushes are used for cleaning, polishing, painting, smoothing the hair, etc.
  3. A bushy tail:
A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
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  1. A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
  2. A direct meeting, as in conflict or battle
  3. A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
(Printing) Matter that is added to a text.
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  1. (Printing) Matter that is added to a text.
  2. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
  3. An encounter; a scrape or brush; especially one involving trouble or difficulty.
A minor battle in war, as one between small forces or between large forces avoiding direct conflict.
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  1. A minor battle in war, as one between small forces or between large forces avoiding direct conflict.
  2. A type of outdoor military style game using paintball or similar weapons.
  3. Any slight, unimportant conflict; brush
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