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Synonyms for oppositive

expressing antithesis or opposition


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This typology is based on Martin Arista (2010b), who has dealt with the oppositive, counterfactual, pejorative and privative meanings that can be found under the cover term of lexical negation.
L'expression la plus radicale de la doctrine ecologiste est celle qui confere une dimension spirituelle a la nouvelle conscience ecologique, ou l'autorealisation de l'individu devient coincidente avec la profonde identification avec les autres, jusqu a contester l'idee de personne, toujours manifestee comme un sujet rapporte de maniere oppositive au cosmos (28).
But both keepers had to be on top of their form in the first-half when Coleraine's Davy O'Hare did well to parry an Andy Crawford header onto his post while his oppositive number, Michael Doherty, produced a superb stop to deny Coleraine skipper, Tommy McCallion.
It seems eyeing up the oppositive sex is a vital part of the dating game.
On the level of phonology, for example, we must ignore the intrinsic, wild value of sounds in order to use them to carry the oppositive distinctions of civilized language.
The thing is that you'll now have to be sexy to the oppositive sex if you smoke.