A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
Armed fighting; combat:
(Poker) The displaying, faceup on the table, of the hands of all of the players who have not withdrawn as of the final round of betting, to determine who wins the pot
A disagreement or state of opposition:
Any race, game, debate, etc. in which individuals or teams compete with one another to determine the winner
An expression of enmity and ill will; hostile act
The act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
The techniques and procedures of war; military science.
Conflict or struggle of any kind
The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
A significant effect on or change in a situation
The condition or quality of being difficult:
Lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things.
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
The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
A state of disagreement and disharmony
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
The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
An instance of such discord.
The act of causing or trying to cause a split or division in a church
(Accounting) The difference between the actual costs of production and the standard or expected costs
(Astrol., Astron.) The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitudes differ by 180°; esp., the position of a superior planet or the full moon when it is in opposition with the sun
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