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Main Entry: cross
Synonyms:
Agnus Dei, Calvary cross, Cape Colored, Christogram, Eurasian, Greek cross, Holy Grail, Host, Jerusalem cross, John Hancock, Latin cross, Malacca cane, Maltese cross, Russian cross, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, T, X, abjure, achievement, across, across the grain, adversary, adversative, adverse, adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, aggravation, alerion, alien, alpenstock, angered, angry, animal charge, ankh, annoyance, annoyed, annulet, antagonistic, antagonize, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, arch, argent, ark, armorial bearings, armory, arms, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, assert the contrary, at cross-purposes, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, at war with, athwart, athwartships, autograph, avellan cross, ax, azure, badge, badge of office, badges, baffle, balk, bambino, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, barrow, bastard, baton, be antipathetic, be at cross-purposes, be contrary to, be inimical, beadroll, beads, bearings, bearish, beat against, belie, bend, bend sinister, bestride, bilk, billet, bitchy, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitter pill, blast, blazon, blazonry, blend, bless, blight, block, boat, bordure, boundary stone, brass, brassard, brave, broad arrow, browned-off, bummer, burden, burden of care, burthen, bust, button, bypass, cadency mark, cairn, call into question, calvary, cancel, candle, cane, cankered, cankerworm of care, canoe, cantankerous, canton, cap and gown, captious, care, cargo, carping, carry sail, cast down, cattalo, caviling, cenotaph, censer, chain, chain of office, challenge, chaplet, charge, checkmate, chevron, chi-rho, chi, chiasmal, chiasmic, chiastic, chief, choleric, christcross, churlish, ciborium, cipher, circumnavigate, circumvent, citrange, clash, clashing, class ring, coast, coat of arms, cockade, cockatrice, collar, collide, column, combination, competitive, con, conflict, conflict with, conflicting, confound, confront, confute, contest, contra, contradict, contradictory, contrapose, contrariwise, contrary, contravene, contrawise, controvert, coronet, counter, counteract, counterattack, countermand, countermark, counterpose, countersign, countersignature, counterstamp, countervail, counterwork, crabbed, cranky, crescent, crest, crisscross, cromlech, crook, crosier, cross-crosslet, cross-grained, cross-shaped, cross-staff, cross ancre, cross botonee, cross bourdonee, cross fitche, cross fleury, cross formee, cross fourchee, cross grignolee, cross moline, cross of Cleves, cross of Lorraine, cross patee, cross recercelee, crossbar, crossbones, crossbred, crossbreed, crosscut, crossed, crossing, crosslet, crosslike, crossway, crossways, crosswise, crotchety, crown, crown of thorns, cruciate, crucible, cruciferous, crucifix, cruciform, cruet, cruise, crusty, crutch-stick, crutch, crux, crux ansata, crux capitata, crux decussata, crux gammata, crux immissa, crux ordinaria, cumbrance, cup, curse, cussed, cut across, cyclolith, dagger, dash, deadweight, death chair, death chamber, decoration, decussate, decussated, defeat, defeat expectation, defy, delete, deny, destroy, device, difference, differencing, differing, difficulties, difficulty, disaccordant, disadvantage, disaffirm, disagreeable, disagreeing, disallow, disappoint, disavow, disclaim, discomfit, disconcert, discordant, discountenance, discrepant, dish, disharmonious, disillusion, disown, disproportionate, disprove, dispute, disrupt, dissatisfy, dissentient, dissident, dissonant, distress, divergent, dolmen, double-cross, downer, dress, drop, eagle, electric chair, elude, embarrassment, emblems, encumbrance, endorsement, enemy, ensigns, erase, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, eucharistial, ex, excitable, exing, eyeball-to-eyeball, falcon, fasces, faultfinding, feisty, fess, fess point, field, figurehead, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, flummox, foil, footstone, ford, fork cross, forswear, fractious, freight, fret, frustrate, fur, furious, fusil, gainsay, gall, gall and wormwood, gallows-tree, gallows, gammadion, garland, gas chamber, get ahead of, gibbet, give benediction, go across, go against, go by, go by ship, go counter to, go on shipboard, go to sea, grating, grave, gravestone, grievance, griffe, griffin, grouchy, grumpy, guillotine, gules, gyron, half-bred, half-breed, half-caste, half blood, halter, hammer and sickle, hamper, hand, handicap, handstaff, hard knocks, hard life, hard lot, hardcase, hardship, hatchment, headstone, helmet, hemp, hempen collar, heraldic device, heraldry, high yellow, hinny, hoarstone, holy-water sprinkler, holy cross, holy water, honor point, hostile, hot seat, huffish, huffy, hybrid, hybridize, icon, immiscible, impalement, impaling, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, impugn, in confrontation, in hostile array, in opposition, inaccordant, incensed, incensory, incompatible, inconvenience, indignant, inescutcheon, infliction, inharmonious, inimical, initials, inscription, insignia, interbred, interbreed, intercross, interfere with, intersect, intersected, intersecting, inverted cross, invoke benefits upon, irascible, irate, ireful, irritable, irritated, irritation, jangling, jarring, join, join issue upon, join the opposition, label, ladino, lapel pin, lay hands on, let down, lethal chamber, lie across, lie athwart, liger, lion, lituus, livery, livid, load, lock horns, long cross, lozenge, lumber, mace, mad, maiden, make a passage, mantle, mantling, mark, mark of signature, marker, markings, marshaling, martlet, mascle, matzo, mausoleum, mean, medal, meet, meet head-on, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, menorah, mestee, mestiza, mestizo, metal, metis, metisse, mezuzah, mikvah, militate against, miscegenate, mixblood, mixed-blood, mongrel, mongrelize, monogram, monolith, monstrance, monument, moody, mortarboard, motorboat, motto, mound, mulatto, mule, mullet, mustee, navigate, necrology, negate, negative, nombril point, noncooperative, nonplus, noose, not abide, not accept, not admit, nullify, obelisk, obituary, oblique, obliquely, obstinate, octofoil, octoroon, old school tie, onus, opponent, oppose, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppression, oppugn, oppugnant, or, ordeal, ordinary, orle, ornery, osculatory, ostensorium, out of accord, out of whack, over, overstride, overthwart, pack, pack of troubles, pale, paly, papal cross, paschal candle, pass, pass by, pass over, pastoral staff, paterissa, pax, pean, peck of troubles, pectoral cross, peevish, penalty, perplex, perverse, pettish, petulant, pheon, phylacteries, pillar, pin, piqued, pissed-off, pissed, plaque, play at cross-purposes, plight, plumcot, ply, potent cross, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, predicament, pressure, prize, protest, purpure, pyramid, pyx, quadroon, quarter, quartering, quarterstaff, querulous, quick-tempered, quintroon, ratty, rebut, recalcitrant, recant, refractory, refuse to admit, refute, regalia, reject, relics, reliquary, remembrance, renounce, repudiate, repugnant, resist, retract, revoke, ribbon, rigor, riled up, ring, rival, rood, rope, rosary, rose, rostral column, row, rub out, ruin, run, run against, run counter to, sable, sabotage, sacred relics, sacring bell, sail, sail round, sail the sea, saltire, sambo, scaffold, school ring, scotch, scull, scutcheon, sea of troubles, seafare, seal, secant, sell, sell out, shaft, shamrock, shield, shillelagh, shirty, shofar, shoot ahead of, short-tempered, shrine, sideways, sidewise, sigil, sigillography, sign manual, signature, signet, skull and crossbones, snappish, sore, sorrow, span, sphragistics, spike, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, split, spoil, spread eagle, staff, stake, stave, steam, steamboat, stela, step over, stick, stone, stonewall, straddle, stress, stress of life, strike out, stump, stupa, subordinary, subscription, sukkah, surly, swagger stick, swanking stick, swastika, swim upstream, tabernacle, tablet, take a voyage, take back, take issue with, tallith, tangelo, tantalize, tartan, tau, tease, tenne, testimonial, testy, tetchy, the chair, thistle, thorn, thurible, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, ticked off, tie, tigon, tincture, tomb, tombstone, tope, torse, touchy, transversal, transverse, transversely, traverse, tree, trefled cross, tressure, trial, tribulation, trophy, trouble, troubles, ugly, uncongenial, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unharmonious, unicorn, uniform, unpropitious, up in arms, upset, urceole, vair, vale of tears, variant, verge, veronica, vert, vexed, vicissitude, vigil light, visa, vise, visitation, voided cross, vote against, votive candle, voyage, walking stick, wand, waspish, waters of bitterness, weight, white elephant, wipe out, with crossed bayonets, withstand, woe, work against, worked up, wrathful, wrathy, wreath, wroth, wrought-up, x-shaped, yacht, yale, zebrass, zebrule
 
Main Entry: at cross-purposes
Synonyms:
adversative, adverse, adverse to, adversive, against, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, at cross-purposes with, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at enmity, at feud, at issue, at loggerheads, at odds, at outs, at square, at strife, at variance, at war, at war with, athwart, balancing, clashing, compensating, con, conflicting, confronting, contra, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive, contrarious, contrariwise, contrary, contrasted, converse, counter, counter to, counterbalancing, counterpoised, countervailing, cranky, cross, dead against, differing, disaccordant, disagreeable, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disharmonious, disproportionate, dissident, dissonant, divergent, eyeball-to-eyeball, eyeball to eyeball, grating, hostile, immiscible, in conflict with, in confrontation, in hostile array, in opposition, in opposition to, inaccordant, incompatible, inconsistent, inharmonious, inimical, inverse, jangling, jarring, negative, obverse, on the outs, opposed, opposed to, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, out of accord, out of whack, perverse, repugnant, reverse, squared off, uncongenial, unharmonious, up in arms, variant, versus, vis-a-vis, with crossed bayonets
 
Main Entry: cross fire
Synonyms:
alternation, antiaircraft fire, battledore and shuttlecock, commutation, cooperation, counterchange, curtain fire, direct fire, dry fire, exchange, file fire, fire, fire of demolition, firepower, fireworks, firing, flack, flak, give-and-take, ground fire, gunfight, gunfire, gunplay, high-angle fire, horizontal fire, interchange, interdiction fire, intermutation, interplay, lex talionis, machine-gun fire, measure for measure, mortar fire, musketry, mutual admiration, mutual support, mutual transfer, mutuality, percussion fire, permutation, pistol fire, quid pro quo, raking fire, rapid fire, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, retaliation, ricochet fire, rifle fire, shellfire, shoot-out, shooting, something for something, time fire, tit for tat, transposal, transposition, vertical fire, zone fire
 
Main Entry: cross section
Synonyms:
adjunct, chiasma, component, contingent, crossing, cruciation, decussation, detachment, detail, division, dole, embodiment, example, exponent, fraction, installment, intercrossing, intersecting, intersection, item, parcel, part, particular, percentage, portion, quadrant, quarter, quota, random sample, remainder, representation, representative, sample, sampling, section, sector, segment, share, specimen, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, transection, transversion, traversal, type, typification
 
Main Entry: cross-examination
Synonyms:
assize, change of venue, court-martial, cross-interrogation, cross-questioning, direct examination, examination, grill, grilling, hearing, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, interrogation, jury trial, mistrial, police interrogation, questioning, redirect examination, the grill, third-degree, third degree, trial, trial by jury
 
Main Entry: cross-eye
Synonyms:
amaurosis, blepharitis, cast, cataract, choroiditis, conjunctivitis, convergent strabismus, cross-eyedness, defective vision, detached retina, esotropia, exotropia, eye defect, glaucoma, gutta serena, heterotropia, iritis, keratitis, optic neuritis, pink eye, retinoblastoma, squinch, squint, strabismus, sty, trachoma, upward strabismus, uveitis, walleye
 
Main Entry: cross-grained
Synonyms:
across, across the grain, against the grain, athwart, athwartships, bearish, bitchy, broken, bumpy, cankered, cantankerous, choppy, churlish, coarse-grained, coarse, contrariwise, contrary, contrawise, corrugated, crabbed, cranky, crisscross, cross, crossway, crossways, crosswise, crusty, cussed, difficult, disagreeable, excitable, feisty, fractious, froward, grained, grainy, granular, granulated, gritty, gross, homespun, horripilant, huffish, huffy, inequal, irascible, irregular, irritable, jolty, linsey-woolsey, mean, obliquely, ornery, overthwart, perverse, pimply, pitted, pocky, potholed, rank, ripply, rough-cast, rough-grained, rough-hewn, rough, ruffled, rutted, rutty, shagged, shaggy, sideways, sidewise, snappish, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, stuffy, sulky, sullen, testy, textured, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, transverse, transversely, traverse, ugly, uneven, unkempt, unlevel, unpolished, unrefined, unsmooth, ununiform, waspish, wayward, wimpled, wrongheaded
 
Main Entry: cross-hatching
Synonyms:
arabesque, band, bar, basketry, basketwork, burr, cancellation, chiseling, crossing-out, dash, delineation, demitint, diagonal, dotted line, engravement, engraving, etch, etching, filigree, fret, fretwork, gem-engraving, glass-cutting, glyptic, grate, grating, graving, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hairline, half tint, hatching, incision, inscript, inscription, interlacement, intertexture, intertwinement, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lattice, latticework, line, lineation, lining, marking, mesh, meshes, meshwork, net, netting, network, plexure, plexus, raddle, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddle, score, scoring, scratch, scratching, screen, screening, sieve, slash, slashing, stipple, stippling, streak, streaking, striation, strip, stripe, striping, stroke, sublineation, texture, tint, tissue, tooling, tracery, trellis, trelliswork, type-cutting, underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, virgule, wattle, weave, weaving, web, webbing, webwork, weft, wicker, wickerwork
 
Main Entry: cross-purposes
Synonyms:
agreement to disagree, antagonism, antipathy, antithesis, bad blood, clashing, collision, competition, conflict, confrontation, contradiction, contradistinction, contraindication, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, counterposition, difference, difference of opinion, difficulty, disaccord, disagreement, discrepancy, disparity, dissension, dividedness, division, enmity, fractiousness, friction, hostility, inconsistency, inimicalness, misunderstanding, negativeness, noncooperation, obstinacy, odds, oppositeness, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, perverseness, perversity, polarity, polarization, recalcitrance, refractoriness, repugnance, rivalry, showdown, uncooperativeness, variance, vying
 
Main Entry: cross-question
Synonyms:
bone of contention, catechism, cross-examine, cross-interrogate, cross-interrogatory, debating point, demand, extract information, feeler, go over, grill, inquiry, inquisition, interrogation, interrogative, interrogatory, issue, leader, leading question, make inquisition, moot point, point at issue, point in question, problem, pry out, query, question, question at issue, question mark, quodlibet, roast, third-degree, topic, trial balloon, vexed question
 
Main entries similar to: cross
abjure, achievement, acrimonious, across, adversary, adverse, affliction, against the grain, aggravation, Agnus Dei, alien, angry, ankh, annoyance, annulet, antagonistic, antagonize, anti, antipathetic, antithetical, arch, ark, armory, arms, at cross-purposes, at issue, at odds, at variance, at war, athwart, autograph, ax, azure, bad, badge, baffle, balk, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, barrow, bastard, baton, beads, bearings, bearish, beguile, belie, bend, bestride, betray, bilious, bilk, billet, bitchy, bitter pill, blast, blazon, bless, blight, block, boat, brass, brave, browned-off, bummer, burden, bust, button, bypass, cairn, calamity, candle, cane, canoe, cantankerous, canton, care, cargo, cast down, cenotaph, censer, chain, chair, challenge, charge, checkmate, chevron, chi, chief, churlish, cipher, circumnavigate, circumvent, clash, clashing, coast, coat of arms, cockatrice, collar, collide, column, competitive, con, conflict, conflicting, confound, confront, confute, contest, contra, contradict, contradictory, contrary, contravene, controvert, coronet, counter, counteract, countermand, counterpose, countersign, countervail, cover, crabbed, cranky, crescent, crest, crisscross, crook, crosier, cross-grained, crossbones, crossbreed, crosswise, crown, crucible, crucifix, cruet, cruise, crusty, crutch, crux, cup, curse, cussed, cut across, dagger, dash, deadweight, decoration, defeat, defy, deny, destroy, device, difference, differing, difficulties, difficulty, disaccordant, disadvantage, disaffirm, disagreeable, disagreeing, disallow, disappoint, disavow, disclaim, discomfit, disconcert, discordant, discountenance, discrepant, disgruntled, dish, disharmonious, disillusion, disown, disproportionate, disprove, dispute, disrupt, dissatisfy, dissident, dissonant, distress, divergent, dolmen, downer, dress, drop, eagle, electric chair, elude, embarrassment, emblem, encumbrance, endorsement, enemy, ensign, erase, ermine, escutcheon, Eurasian, excitable, execution, eyeball to eyeball, fasces, feisty, field, figurehead, file, fleur-de-lis, flummox, foil, footstone, ford, forswear, fractious, freight, fret, fretful, frustrate, fur, gainsay, gall, gallows, garland, gas chamber, get, go against, grating, grave, gravestone, grievance, gruff, guillotine, half-breed, halter, hammer and sickle, hamper, hand, handicap, hard life, hardcase, hardship, harsh, headstone, helmet, hemp, heraldry, Holy Grail, Host, hostile, hot seat, huffy, hybrid, icon, ill-natured, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, impugn, in opposition, inaccordant, incensed, incompatible, inconvenience, indignant, infliction, inharmonious, inimical, initials, inscription, interfere, intersect, irascible, irate, irritable, irritation, jangling, jarring, John Hancock, label, ladino, lay hands on, let down, lion, livery, livid, load, lozenge, lumber, mace, mad, maiden, mantle, mark, marker, marking, matzo, mausoleum, mean, medal, meet, meet head-on, memento, memorial, menorah, mestizo, metal, militate against, miscegenate, misfortune, mixed-blood, mongrel, monogram, monolith, monument, motorboat, motto, mound, mulatto, mule, navigate, necrology, negate, negative, noncooperative, nonplus, noose, not accept, not admit, nullify, obelisk, obituary, oblique, obstinate, octoroon, onus, opponent, oppose, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppression, oppugn, or, ordeal, ordinary, ornery, out of whack, pack, pack of troubles, pale, pass, pass by, pass over, passionate, pastoral staff, pax, peevish, penalty, peppery, perplex, persiflage, perverse, petulant, phylactery, pillar, pin, pissed, pissed off, plaque, plight, ply, predicament, pressure, prize, protest, pyramid, quadroon, quarrelsome, quarter, quartering, querulous, ratty, rebut, recalcitrant, recant, refractory, refute, regalia, reject, relic, reliquary, remembrance, renounce, repudiate, repugnant, resist, retract, revoke, ribbon, rigor, riled, ring, rival, rood, rope, rosary, rose, row, ruin, run, run against, sable, sabotage, sacramental, sail, sambo, scaffold, scotch, scull, scutcheon, seal, secant, sell, sell out, shaft, shamrock, shield, shillelagh, shofar, shoot ahead, shrine, sideways, signature, signet, skull and crossbones, snappish, sore, sorrow, sour, span, spike, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, split, spoil, spread eagle, sprinkler, staff, stake, stand in the way, stave, steam, steamboat, stela, step, stick, stone, stonewall, straddle, stress, stump, stupa, subscription, sukkah, sullen, surly, swagger stick, swastika, symbol, tabernacle, tablet, take back, take issue with, tantalize, tartan, tease, testimonial, testy, tetchy, thistle, thorn, thwart, ticked off, tie, tincture, tomb, tombstone, tope, touchy, transit, transverse, travel, traverse, tree, trial, tribulation, trophy, trouble, ugly, uncongenial, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unicorn, uniform, unpropitious, up in arms, upset, variant, verge, vicissitude, visa, visitation, votive candle, voyage, walking stick, wand, waspish, weight, white elephant, withstand, woe, work against, worked up, wrathful, wreath, wroth, wrought up, X, yacht, zambo