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Synonyms for cross

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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

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Nehwal will now cross swords with seventh-seed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan for a final berth.
Emmerdale stars Matt Healy and Christopher Villiers cross swords as the two main characters, while Michelle Morris adds the dash of glamour, and a well designed and built set helps create the atmosphere of sunny Spain.
It's a great opportunity to cross swords with Scotland's only Tory.
MORNING Supreme is just preferred to For Bill as the two high-class mares cross swords for the first time in the Listed novice hurdle at Limerick today.
Heat two sees the Wimbledon St Leger first and second Kinda Easy and Droopys Zach cross swords once again, with Romford marathon winner Bodell Clare also in the field.
Stolen in the raid were: a gold chain with cross swords of Oman pendant; a gold ring with a sapphire and diamonds; a gold ring with dark blue sapphires; a gold ring with a light blue stone in the middle with one diamond either side; a gold ring with a green stone in the middle with a diamond either side; Rennie Mackintoshstyle gold earrings and a Canon Ixus 970IS camera.
YOUNG swashbucklers at a County Durham primary school are heading for London next weekend to cross swords with some of the best fencers in the country.
SIR - I would normally be very reluctant to cross swords with your veteran and informed correspondent Mr Steve DubA over Carmarthen matters, but his article on Carmarthen (December 31) concerning a new development that will involve the closure of one of the two cross-town routes was incorrect.
Before the two can cross swords, a large black void crackling with electricity opens up under our hero, and he's sucked in.