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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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Agree to go for the Christmas meal, stay for a little small-talk afterwards, and leave before your glazed smile droops or you and she cross swords!
Highlight on Tuesday is the pounds 450,000 Juddmonte International Stakes, in which Golan and Nayef cross swords again after their thrilling battle in last month's King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes at Ascot.
DUNDEE skipper Barry Smith has vowed to make Aberdeen pay for ruining his glory day as he gears up to cross swords again with the Dons at Pittodrie in Tuesday's rearranged clash.
The dual Derby hero is one of six contenders for O'Brien while Sir Michael Stoute's Golan, beaten into second and third behind the unbeaten son of Sadler's Wells at Epsom and the Curragh, could cross swords with the Irish ace once again.
They will have the chance to cross swords again this week at a meeting of the First Class Forum, another powerful ECB committee.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], June 16 (ANI): Lionel Messi-led Argentina will look to make an early statement when they cross swords with debutants Iceland in their opening match of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at the Spartak Stadium on Saturday.
KNIGHTS in shining armour will cross swords as Chillingham Castle steps back in time to celebrate its medieval history.
Grand National winner Kildare Lark and Champion Hurdle hero Morell Warrior again cross swords in the Denman Hurdle.
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.