How To Use Oppose In A Sentence

  • Adults who opposed Mussolini were dealt with harshly.
  • In July, the project came to a standstill for nine days when workers stopped to oppose the use of non-union contract labour on the site.
  • Congress is continuing to oppose the President's healthcare budget.
  • Gates oversaw last year's troop surge in Iraq, which Mr. Obama opposed.
  • Its plans are likely to be fiercely opposed by residents, conservation groups and some environmentalists concerned at the impact on the landscape. Times, Sunday Times
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  • This role of film as an instance of mass media is opposed to that of Adorno, who could only conceptualise the mass media as a means of stupefying the masses in a capitalist society.
  • Your brand of beer, the artwork on your walls, your choice of dog - a pure-bred poodle as opposed to a mutt - are all potential status details.
  • Definitions of what was at stake were thus diametrically opposed.
  • The Seppos found a cure for fiesty natives, opposed to cultural imperialism and resident in heavily afforested regions - they called it Napalm. Cheeseburger Gothic » Just got back from Avatar.
  • We need to support those Members of Parliament opposed to these new foundation hospitals.
  • There are some potential disadvantages of using biopsy specimens as opposed to epithelial cell preparations for metabolic studies.
  • Non-governmental organizations were formed to oppose the pumping, and in 2001 the federal government launched an investigation into the company on the grounds it was violating constitutional prohibitions on demineralizing water.
  • Secular, it opposed deification of any kind, including of a leader like Mao Zedong.
  • Close inspection makes one marvel at the intricate perfection of nature opposed to the finest fashion houses.
  • Many AIDS activists have opposed home test kits, because they feared people would receive inadequate counseling.
  • We oppose racism in all its forms.
  • The "aa" means that you hold the vowel sound for two beats as opposed to one. Arabic for Dummies
  • Directed by Robert Egan, the players are virtually doing solo work as opposed to creating a fluid ensemble.
  • Those opposed to communism were held back from repatriation, which began in late December 1946.
  • But this belongs to vainglory, which is opposed to magnanimity, as stated above (Q. 131, A. 2). Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae) Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province
  • It has been strongly opposed by many religions which emphasize the sanctity of human life from the day of conception.
  • The government says it is opposed to paying ransom, but cannot prevent families of victims from making their own arrangements.
  • However, there are 120 moneybags written to oppose the abolition of estate duty.
  • This seems to have resulted in a straight two to one win for the opposers - 15,000 comments agin, 7,500 for.
  • Their manager, to her credit, was always strongly opposed to the pay cuts.
  • Both Texas senators, Phil Gramm and Hutchison, voted against tabling the amendment because they opposed the measures.
  • For example, he repeatedly says the government never opposed a habeas hearing in Hamdi, but only at the end says that it should have been (and maybe still is?) ok for the government's evidence to be irrebuttable. Balkinization
  • The Law Society vigorously opposed the restrictive amendment.
  • The only way "society" can eliminate delays in childbearing is to cause delays in the re-election of our representatives in Washington who oppose eliminating them. Letters
  • A cenobite is usually a monk in a monastery, as opposed to an anchorite, who is a monk living alone (also called an ‘eremite’ or ‘hermit’).
  • In the end, as so often in sport, winner and loser make an opposed pair. Times, Sunday Times
  • Many people are opposed to the sale of arms on principle.
  • According to numerous opinion polls, they solidly oppose the kinds of discrimination that Cardinal Ratzinger condoned.
  • Otherwise this unknowable is not only compatible with knowledge but is the efficacity of knowledge, perhaps of all possible knowledge, assuming the world is like this (as opposed to the Blakean world). Chaosmic Orders: Nonclassical Physics, Allegory, and the Epistemology of Blake's Minute Particulars.
  • Senators like Joe Lieberman who pigheadedly push a war that polls have shown for years that the majority of Americans oppose. Politics 101: Don't Reinforce Your Opponents' Lies
  • Binationalism, as a general category, need not be equated - as Lama Abu-Odeh equates it - with the specific proposal for a binational state as opposed to a two-state solution.
  • The pronator radii teres, no longer opposed by the supinator brevis, had rotated the anterior fragment into complete pronation and fixed it there, while the supinator brevis, acting on the upper end, had rotated that fragment in an opposite direction and held it fixed until bony union at the point of fracture had taken place. With Sabre and Scalpel. The Autobiography of a Soldier and Surgeon
  • And there are a lot of so-called federalists, people who are just generally opposed to the extension of federal power and who object, who say look, this is the same thing that we objected to when liberals did it. CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2005
  • He's the man who helped persuade hawkish editors at influential Newsweek magazine to oppose the Vietnam War.
  • From the corner Farley headed in unopposed at the far post to level things up at 2-2.
  • It's not customary for people in the publishing industry to ask what readers (as opposed to booksellers or authors or the press) want.
  • But traditional catholic moral doctrine would oppose this on the grounds of the legitimacy of the state qua state.
  • I then wandered down Whitehall, passed the great Offices of State, to view the Mother of Parliaments and ponder the fact that 70 years on Britain has a Government led by a Prime Minister never elected to that Office, who has refused to consult the People for fear they oppose him and happily transfered that once so precious prized sovereignty to a new European Superpower. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • The term agrarianism derived partly from the ancient Roman agrarian law to redistribute property and Thomas Paine's 1797 work, Agrarian Justice Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly: Being a Plan for Meliorating the Condition of Man, By Creating in Every Advocating The Man: Masculinity, Organized Labor, and the Household in New York, 1800-1840
  • I made it known that I was a candidate and nobody thought it worthwhile to oppose me.…
  • 200 attended, as opposed to 300 the previous year.
  • Does he feel there would be fewer drunk driving convictions if these cases were judged by juries as opposed to a judge?
  • There is an application for extension of time which I understand is not opposed.
  • It would be suicidal for the senator to oppose this policy.
  • The society strongly opposes further fee cuts and will continue to fight them. Times, Sunday Times
  • Those opposed to the application will cry foul, and those who have an axe to grind will jump on the bandwagon, heedless of the merits and demerits of the scheme.
  • Masham Parish Council wanted to add uplighters to the stone bridge over the River Ure at a cost of about £4,500, but the scheme is strongly opposed by North Yorkshire County Council whose officials say it would be illegal.
  • Sometimes they are approached in terms of affect: there is a painful negative hunger, or a more tender affirmatory yearning, and these modes of will oppose and supplant each other, articulating a dynamic basis to material reality (Ages 170). Psychology in Search of Psyches: Friedrich Schelling, Gotthilf Schubert and the Obscurities of the Romantic Soul
  • After the war, he opposed peacetime conscription, denounced British neocolonialism, praised the United Nations, and criticized congressional isolationists.
  • That is one reason why we have remained opposed to dogmatism toward the theory of Marxism.
  • Dositheus is said to have opposed antinomianism, that is, the rejection of Old The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock
  • We support those who maintain peace and oppose those who make war and who seek hegemony.
  • But rather more were strongly opposed. Times, Sunday Times
  • Would kidney dialysis companies support or oppose the repeal of this act? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice
  • But there is still room for considerable mischief by those who oppose the rush to negotiating glory in Clinton's final days.
  • I am deeply concerned about the propaganda and false arguments from those who oppose nuclear power.
  • We oppose segregation on religious grounds.
  • I don't mean to say that Americans are a nation of superficial, backslapping enjoyers and happy-makers, as opposed to our suffering Slavic souls.
  • That is very much part of the social bargain whereby writers are "left alone" to implement their craft, as opposed to being harassed or hounded out of existence; they get their NEA and Guggenheim fellowships, and everyone is happy since the power equations in society remain undisturbed. Anis Shivani: Creative Writing Programs: Is The MFA System Corrupt And Undemocratic?
  • ‘I was opposed to the early release because I couldn't believe somebody capable of doing that could change in only two years,’ said Mrs Murray.
  • His poetry was his attempt to externalise that inner dialogue, but his obscurity of expression, as opposed to his expression of obscurity, provided a most daunting translative challenge.
  • Why should it be this emotional scale (as opposed to joy vs. pain, or pride vs. envy) whose expressions are subject to positive-to-negative inversion?
  • I think this is kind of analagous to an energy tax as opposed to a carbon tax: we don't actually care if people use more energy or eat more seafood. Research Blogging - All Topics - English
  • Piff, and Mrs. Sniff, was unanimous opposed to her going; for, as they says to Our Missis one and all, it is well beknown to the hends of the herth as no other nation except Britain has a idea of anythink, but above all of business. Mugby Junction
  • Of course, that all begs the question as to whether the athematic nom. sg. ending *-s and athematic pronominal nom./acc. (better "abs." for absolutive) sg. ending *-d are indeed from postclitic demonstratives/articles, as opposed to coming from some other source(s). Precising on a new rule to explain Pre-IE word-final voicing
  • There were no opposers and no counter proposals.
  • When it comes to free trade, as Adam Smith once opined, ‘Not only the prejudices of the public, but what is much more unconquerable, the private interests of many individuals, irresistibly oppose it.’
  • Those that submit and accord with you, treat them generously and virtuously . Those that oppose you, break with force.
  • The fact that their views may not reflect majority views, or indeed are specifically opposed to majority views, is immaterial.
  • Car manufacturers will also have to carry pollution warnings on their advertising, a move they are opposed to. Times, Sunday Times
  • “You rarely hear Palin criticized for being such a bad governor as opposed to other Republican governors.” Matthew Yglesias » Palin and the Jews
  • The dilemma for most eurosceptics who oppose British integration into a EU superstate — that political chimaera which is finally being brought into being by the EU constitutional treaty — has always been the assumption that EU membership is a take-it-or-leave-it deal. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Because the Right of Preemption is likely to injure the security of trafficking, it shouldn't peremptorily oppose the third party. And some restrictions are necessary.
  • I think I am interested in circulated coins that trade as close to spot as poss, but that clearly have been (and are) real money, as opposed to eagles etc. Silver Bells, Silver Bells,... mmmm silver
  • Hiatt had come to oppose Shames and his plan to build a $ 30 million high-tech distribution center in Louisville, Ky.
  • All this may look democratic, but in 300 he opposed the admission of plebeians to the two main priestly colleges (pontifices and augures) and on two occasions attempted to secure the election of an all-patrician college.
  • A great many (not all) liberals adopted embryonic stem cells as a cause for the same reason that they have embraced Global Warming: because they like the policy implications and automatically oppose the Bush Administration, the “neocons” and the “Religious Right”, not because they are willing to follow science whithersoever it leadeth. Stromata Blog:
  • The Dorian worship of Apollo ..., always opposed to the sad Christian divinities, is the aspiring element, by force and spring of which Greek religion sublimes itself .... The Beauty of the Medusa: A Study in Romantic Literary Iconology
  • Stick to berries and citrus fruit as opposed to sweeter varieties. Times, Sunday Times
  • I stress the fact that travel (as opposed, perhaps, to tourism) is a non-linear experience, and that travel narratives written in a non-linear way are generally the most engaging.
  • There is, of course, no factual connection between the two - if anything, the zealot opposes him and all his works and pomps.
  • More generally, it’s the expression to be defined, as opposed to the definiens, which is the phrase doing the defining.beamishQuote The Volokh Conspiracy » Definiendum
  • I opposed her marriage to Darryl.
  • But I'm struck by what seems to be a romantic view of the designer as the one who does the typography - as opposed to the one who has the idea.
  • When we worship in the spirit, we are opposed to religious rituals and ceremonial posturing, and to the showiness of the symbols of office, and external worship.
  • And any sane person who knows the definitions of fascism and socialism - two terms diametrically opposed to each other, BTW - would KNOW that the last occupant of the White House had us under a fascist dictatorship. Propeller Most Popular Stories
  • If this technology was implemented in a fuel cell vehicle, it would cost about $200, as opposed to using carbon nanotube tanks (which cost about $5.5 million) or metal hydrides (which cost about $30,000). Chicken Feathers May Fuel Hydrogen Cars in the Future | Inhabitat
  • I am not opposed to reform.
  • Against his appeals to observation they opposed dogmatic principles.
  • Once again at the level of the overkingship, as opposed to the smaller kingdoms, there was no continuity of existence and association with a particular family.
  • ‘Canada does not have bears to spare,’ has become a rallying cry of environmental groups and ordinary citizens in Canada opposed to the plan.
  • It's nice to think of them picturing Father Christmas and his sleigh whooshing across frosty rooftops, as opposed to me thrashing my way around a soulless out-of-town shopping centre.
  • But according to the insta-polls, the electorate, as opposed to what I once called the expectorate, seems to have concluded fairly clearly that Biden "won," possibly because what the electorate was expecting was a debate between two candidates for Vice-President, not the raw materials for some arcane calculation of who exceeded whose expectations. The Richmond Democrat
  • It was in these vales that the Saxons of the plain and the Gad of the mountains had many a desperate and bloody encounter, in which it was frequently impossible to decide the palm of victory between the mailed chivalry of the low country and the plaided clans whom they opposed. The Fair Maid of Perth
  • He was crowing with joy because he had run 8 miles yesterday as opposed to my paltry one quarter.
  • But whatever means they find to perpetrate this assault they must be opposed for the warmongers they are.
  • The National Rifle Association and other advocates of firearms rights are expected to vigorously oppose these proposals.
  • A final problem is the specter of human reproductive cloning - to which nearly all voters are opposed.
  • The bulbs shed white light, as opposed to the old-denture hue of plain old bulbs.
  • Parson, laying his pipe on his hand, “fourteenthly, it is calumniously asserted by the opposers of divine truth that on this hypothesis God made men to damn them; but we say Margaret
  • My parents, while they don't openly oppose my lifestyle, clearly disapprove.
  • There is an ambivalence in a peace settlement that large sectors of both populations oppose.
  • Congress is continuing to oppose the President's healthcare budget.
  • This straight up gamay (as opposed to the Passetougrains) from the strong vintage 2006 has a slight savory note to it as well as wild strawberries. Three light, rewarding reds under $20: Produttori, Pataille, Michaud | Dr Vino's wine blog
  • I am opposed to turning public monopolies into private monopolies.
  • But religious right leaders had adamantly opposed him because of his views on abortion and affirmative action.
  • The council re-elected him unopposed as party leader.
  • I want to emphasize the word suspend as opposed to the word cancel. SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page
  • However the state has opposed the defense lawyers 'request, saying giving out details of any work done on the government's behalf will "neutralise" its effect. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • The movements did not so much drift apart as come to represent opposed interests.
  • A local group has formed to oppose the mining and has held its first public meeting.
  • As opposed to the guy who sits in the same spot every day asking for a hand-out, the bum [from the German for "saunter"] roams freely throughout the city, the country, the planet: He is king of the road. Boing Boing
  • So, try wholemeal rather than white bread and fruit juice as opposed to squash.
  • Doyle III , speaking at an American Bar Association conference in New Orleans last week, said the New York bar "remains opposed to nonlawyer ownership" but the "idea is worthy of serious consideration. Proceedings | Highlights from the Law Blog
  • The judge, sitting with two magistrates, had been told the Crown did not oppose the appeal.
  • ANC, in the long term, guarantee the best interest of the country as a whole as opposed to the short-term sectional interests devised by the grand Apartheid strategy of the past. Strategy and Tactics of the African National Congress
  • Those opposed to power-sharing wanted an arrangement to maximize the loyalist vote.
  • So far, this is a case where I hope gay-rights activists and true liberals -- those who believe in liberty -- will take a deep breath before joyfully exploiting the bathroom balagan as an additional reason to oppose the Senator. What's the Connection?: Hypocrisy Redux
  • Native groups opposed to the plan hope her opposition will help to finally kibosh the project.
  • A sensible spelling reform as opposed to revolution of English spelling would eliminate the unpredictable pronunciations and the homographic heterophones, making English spellng as usable as French spelling. Today’s “Today” | Linguism
  • Pro-abortion groups also oppose the protocol on the grounds that it is too restrictive.
  • If we are to reject foreign intervention and reunify the country independently, we must categorically oppose flunkeyism towards great powers.
  • We are firmly opposed to the practice of power politics between nations.
  • Instead of writing in opposition to your nemesis, write in favor of your cause; instead of calling the boneheaded author's integrity into question, extol the virtues of those who oppose that person; instead of pointing out flaws in the author's logic, create a flawless argument of your own. Edward Muzio: The Power of Shutting Up in the Internet Age
  • The spirit of American democracy is opposed to elitism.
  • They shared Chamberlain's passion for efficiency but, unlike him, were in principle opposed to private ownership of the economy.
  • Melville uses the eyes of the whale to suggest something of the duality of nature as opposed to the Singularity of man.
  • She seems very much opposed to your going abroad.
  • Indeed, it is arguable that one can only achieve ones ends by engaging in means that those who oppose you will understand and that will hurt them seriously enough to make them take notice.
  • He reacted testily to reports that he'd opposed military involvement.
  • The public certainly has a right to oppose scientific research on non-scientific grounds.
  • Even those that oppose simple reductionism do not come close to Myers's ultimate hopes.
  • The crux of their argument is that mothering - as opposed to fathering, or parenting, or care giving - is something unique, and of inestimable value.
  • Barack Obama spoke outand continues to speak out against the war so we are left with a Democratic partywhich must have the courage to not only oppose Bush's illegal warand occupationof Iraq but end it soon ~ to fully restore its soul and its mandate with the American people. BATTLE FOR DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S SOUL HAS BEGUN
  • Every party on the select committee, bar the Labour Party, opposed the bill.
  • Inattention is both opposed to a discriminate subject/object relationship, and is, at the same time, the realization of a fantasy of indiscrimination.
  • Its battery lasts 12 hours (as opposed to eight), and is easily changed for a new one when the first runs out.
  • In this process, it has become clear that Europe opposes the broad non-technical patents on business methods that are now available in the U.S., signaling a major rift in international standards of patentability.
  • This chain is connected to a second cylinder, at the upper left, made up of one part of a fusee (placed horizontally as opposed to the traditional fusees that are always vertical), and the other of the cylindrical power reserve indicator (a total of 72 hours). Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives
  • Dr Muffett stressed that he was opposed to bullying in schools and that action would be taken to stamp it out.
  • Wines, particularly wines naturally low in tannins themselves, can taste aggressively tannic after being matured in barrels made from kiln-dried, as opposed to air-dried, wood.
  • Whites continued to be imprisoned by notions of white supremacy, Mandela said, and by the notion of Afrikaner interests that were separate and opposed to the interests of the rest of the population. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • This piece serves as a substantial conjurer of what we might term the castrati-c imagination through its vivid representation of the materiality of sound as music, and one that locates this sound visually in a manner that does not oppose it to its evanescence, its temporality. Sounds Romantic: The Castrato and English Poetics Around 1800
  • Presumably in artistic work, as opposed to lawyering or doctoring, there is a larger element of the unconscious or intuitive.
  • I strongly oppose that contention.
  • They drive across the country to his remote log cabin in snowy mountains, bonding along the way despite their implacably opposed positions in the situation.
  • The use of a trademark watch service could provide foreign companies with timely information to decide whether to oppose to a mala fide application in a given country or region.
  • At right, the redoubt has opposed caponiers or ‘flanking angles’ designed to allow the defenders to fire into the ditches.
  • This family of reptiles is allied to the living monitor, and its appearance in a primary or paleozoic formation, observes Prof. Owen, is opposed to the doctrine of the progressive development of reptiles from fish, or from simpler to more complex forms; for, if they existed at the present day, these monitors would take rank at the head of the Lacertian order.
  • I say, I would suppose that this might divert our doctor from casting his eye upon Vedelius, whose defensative would have informed him that these epistles had been opposed as false and counterfeit before ever Salmasius or The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed
  • Too much time, too much energy, too much passion had he put into his battle to become the First Man in Rome, to stand by tamely and see the luster of his name dimmed by a precocious aristocrat who would come into his own when he, Gaius Marius, was too old or too dead to oppose him. The Grass Crown
  • I'd rather read the reasoned thoughts of someone who has taken the time for self-examination as opposed to attacking others simply for having views that are outside of the mainstream.
  • Briars thrown in his Way, and with Intrepidity if need requires, even imbrue his Hands in his opposers Blood, and make a Dagger with Blindfolded Eyes, force John Adams diary 13, 1 March - 31 December 1766, March 1767
  • But I am completely opposed to quotas for two interconnected reasons. Times, Sunday Times
  • All the ministers, as well as the Financial Secretary, spoke in supporting the need for the bill, which received its three readings and finally passed unopposed.
  • Christianity, as opposed to institutionalism, is gaining ground, Individual religious experience as opposed to external authority is becoming "The impregnable rock" of faith. The Only Way to Save Civilization
  • What struck me as odd was that they had their apertures sealed with a hard calcareous epiphragm as opposed to a membranous one observed in eastern U.S. snails that normally don't experience long dry periods. Archive 2006-06-01
  • Unitary Because all legislative power stems from Parliament, we have a unitary as opposed to a federal constitution.
  • Most groups now also suggest localization and subsidiarity as key principles opposed to globalization.
  • Israel's hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also opposes the creation of a Palestinian state.
  • The administration opposed that provision from the start and even threatened to veto the bill over it.
  • Fresh walnuts are simply walnuts that have been recently picked from the tree, as opposed to walnuts that have been stored for a while, causing their insides to shrivel and dry up.
  • Police opposed bail, but the Magistrate agreed to his release on the condition he pay a surety and comply with other bail conditions.
  • But after 1947, Nehru began to assert his supremacy and sack party chiefs who opposed him.
  • His family were adamantly opposed to the marriage.
  • Members of extreme right wing parties are completely opposed to the integration of blacks into white South African society.
  • Any such thing would be bitterly opposed by most of the world's democracies.
  • We resolutely oppose such and practices that contravene facts and undermine China - US relations.
  • And since traditional Christianity so obviously renounces this false freedom and stands against it, the opportunity to blame Tiller's death on all Christians who oppose abortion is simply too good to pass up for those who are committed to not only holding tightly to that freedom, but to expanding it ad extremum. Pope John Paul II
  • And thirdly, despite having always been resolutely opposed to sexism, lookism and shapeism I couldn't get over how ugly the crowd was.
  • If Mr Howard is unopposed, he will immediately become leader without having to put himself before the party membership.
  • But so it was, as great men and princes are said to call in their flatterers when dinner has been served, so the Athenians, upon slight occasions, entertained and diverted themselves with their spruce speakers and trim orators, but when it came to action, they were sober and considerate enough to single out the austerest and wisest for public employment, however much he might be opposed to their wishes and sentiments. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
  • Lynn sees reflexology as a complementary treatment, as opposed to alternative.
  • In SF circles, this is being seen as another attack on science fiction as subliterary as opposed to paraliterary which is just so awful and mean. Nick Mamatas' Journal
  • The right-wing pundistas tell us at length why the burgeoning Facebook group opposed to prorogation is irrelevant. Frogs in a pot
  • Any plans for expanding AmeriCorps (a program he once opposed but now embraces) remain unformulated, perhaps because the idea is too connected to Bill Clinton. The Politics Of Personality
  • The society strongly opposes further fee cuts and will continue to fight them. Times, Sunday Times
  • Many residents are opposed to the proposed monument. Times, Sunday Times
  • Romley strayed from the fold only recently, daring to oppose Symington on juvenile-justice reform.
  • In fact, the dominant Anglo-American entente is opposed to colonialization and demands that the natives be paid for the extraction of their natural resources. It’s Hard to Be an Anti-Zionist Jew « Antiwar.com Blog
  • The law was bitterly opposed by environmentalists.
  • The days when you could blunder around all over Europe virtually unopposed have gone, you know! LOHENGRIN
  • She is now making a television programme which attacks those who oppose fox hunting.
  • The pro-incorporation committee folks argue that nobody who opposed incorporation should be appointed to the council -- once more demonstrating their exclusivity.
  • So a lot of times we have what we refer to as Doppler indicated tornadoes, as opposed to, say, trained storm spotter indicated. CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2006
  • Locally, no groups have formally opposed the measure.
  • The Irish Hospitality Industry Alliance, an umbrella group made up of publicans opposed to the ban, says many family-run pubs in the south won't be in business this time next year.
  • If they are part of a dynastic bloodline then why is the Princess opposed to them?
  • They honour the dead and they Support Our Troops and they wear red on Fridays and they sneer at those who oppose the war and they imagine that Remembrance Day consecrates that war as well as those who have died, in this conflict and in the ones that have ended. Archive 2009-11-01
  • Most ascomycetes have only two different mating types, as opposed to certain other fungi, in which many more mating types exist.
  • We oppose the practice of finger-pointing among countries or strong-arm measures to force other countries to appreciate currencies," he told reporters last month. Geithner delays report, sidesteps China currency policy
  • By 1216 the castle was sufficiently strong to withstand a siege by forces opposed to King John.
  • In this passage, Oothoon's rhetoric of purity and defilement reveals her unwitting capitulation to Theotormon's ascetic dualism (which opposes chastity to harlotry), while her use of the verb "rend" in her instruction to Theotormon's eagles implies, most appallingly, an invited repetition of Bromion's act of rape. Gender, Environment, and Imperialism in William Blake's _Visions of the Daughters of Albion_
  • The play balances characters that vehemently oppose mutilation with vigorous proponents of a practice that they see as enhancing their culture.
  • Though it doesn’t get nearly the attention his political activism does, Franken was participating in USO tours long before it was fashionable among Democrats, and has kept it up with trips to Iraq and Afghanistan, despite his opposition to the war (though he did not initially oppose it). He’s Not Joking

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