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Meaning:
antagonism

(an instance of) opposition involving fighting or hatred

causing problem; opposition

assertion

(an act, example, of) stating something firmly

declaration, positive statement

battle

a fight between organized and armed forces

military fight

competition

the act of competing

contest

conflict

a fight, struggle, quarrel etc

fight, warfare

controversy

(a) strong argument, especially over social, moral or political matters

debate, dispute

debate

a formal discussion, e.g. at a public meeting, by a committee

discussion of issues; consideration

disagreement

the act of disagreement; the absence of agreement

dispute, quarrel

discussion

the state of discussing for being discussed; talk in order to discuss

talk with another

dispute

being argued about

argument

dissension

(an instance of) angry quarrelling or disagreement

conflict of opinion

dissent

(the expression of) disagreement

disagreement, disapproval

dissonance

very strong disagreement; a combination of notes that is discordant

disagreement

feud

a serious quarrel between two people, families or groups over a long period of time

major argument; estrangement

fight

a struggle

physical encounter

issue

the act of sending, flowing, giving, out something; an important question that needs discussion and a decision

point in question

opposition

member of the political party or parties opposing the Government

obstruction, antagonism

polarity

the possession of two contrasted or opposing qualities, principles or tendencies

opposition

quarrel

an angry argument; strong disagreement; a cause for being angry; reason for protest or complaint

disagreement

race

any of several subdivisions of mankind sharing certain physical characteristics, especially colour of skin, colour and type of hair, shape of eyes and nose; a contest or competition in speed, e.g. to see who can finish a piece of work or get to a certain place first

pursuit; running, speeding

resistance

(the act, power, of) resisting; (in a country occupied by an enemy) a group of people organized to oppose the enemy; an opposing force

fighting, opposition

strife

an angry disagreement (between people or groups)

struggle, battle

thesis

a long, detailed piece of writing explaining, supporting or criticizing something, especially as part of an academic course

belief, assumption to be tested

unrest

disturbed social condition(s)

state of agitation; disturbance

war

(a state, period, of) the use of weapons when fighting between countries or rival groups in a nation

armed conflict

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