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Synonyms for cross

Synonyms for cross

a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece

a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

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any affliction that causes great suffering

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(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock

fold so as to resemble a cross

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to cover or extend over an area or time period

meet and pass

trace a line through or across

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breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

extending or lying across

References in classic literature ?
These crosses stand for the names of ships or towns that they sank or plundered.
What is the use of time, rewards of merit, medals, crosses, Monthyon prizes, if they do not lead society towards more complete perfection?
She was immediately dazzled by the noise, the lights in the trees, the brightness of the dresses, the laces and gold crosses, and the crowd of people all hopping at the same time.
When an invading force crosses a river in its onward march, do not advance to meet it in mid-stream.
They had met with many crosses and losses in the course of their spring hunt, not so much from Indians as from white men.
And there may be sixty, eighty, any number of these crosses on the ship's track from land to land.
If that woman crosses my threshold, I shall strike her across the face with it.
When Lieutenant Turck crosses thirty," he said, "we shall all cross with him, and God help the officer or the man who reproaches him
There can be no doubt that a race may be modified by occasional crosses, if aided by the careful selection of those individual mongrels, which present any desired character; but that a race could be obtained nearly intermediate between two extremely different races or species, I can hardly believe.