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a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other

a relation of direct opposition

a contestant that you are matched against

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something inverted in sequence or character or effect

being directly across from each other

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of leaves etc

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moving or facing away from each other

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the other one of a complementary pair

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altogether different in nature or quality or significance

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characterized by opposite extremes

directly facing each other

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They also "showed great difficulty in answering questions asked by people of the opposite sex," he said.
A non-judgemental friend of the opposite sex can offer you much in the way of advice, support, conversation and differing perspectives.
It's not marriage, I mean, it's like civil union, short of marriage, which is available not only to same-sex but also to opposite sex.)
Undecided 3.22 I have a relationship with the opposite sex. Undecided 3.34 I share things with friends of the opposite sex other than my private life.
According to Gray, men and women live on two different planets and as a result we are often confronted with, or irritated by, incomprehensible behaviour on the part of the opposite sex.
Hawes pleaded guilty to two counts of accosting or annoying a person of the opposite sex and five counts of distributing obscene matter.
Just because I share my knowledge, education and wisdom with the opposite sex does not make me the kind of person who should be considered 'bad' or 'wrong' in my community.
I wanted to thank you for the article, "Can Married Men and Women Just Be Friends With The Opposite Sex? (Nov.
Opposite sex friendships represent a qualitatively different type of friendship than same-sex friendships.
It was as if both sexes welcomed the relief from the pressure of trying to learn while their primary preoccupation was calculating their behavior to impress the opposite sex....
As with opposite sex couples, the answer depends on the particular child and the particular couple involved.
Lee's bill would prohibit any post-secondary institution from providing benefits to unmarried couples--whether they are of the same sex or the opposite sex.
Persons of the same sex had a greater influence on each other than people of the opposite sex. In same-sex friendships, subjects experienced a 71 percent increased risk if a friend became obese.
The analyses were based on data collected for the National Health Interview Survey between 1997 and 2003; they included 614 respondents aged 18-64 who were living with a partner of the same sex and 93,418 who were living with a partner of the opposite sex when interviewed.
Popular Keir thinks of himself as a good guy, a good friend, and one who definitely respects the opposite sex. But when he is accused of doing the inexcusable, he knows that's not the way it went down because isn't he one of the good ones?