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  • characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions
  • altogether different in nature or quality or significance
    • the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended
    • it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest- Charles Reade
  • the other one of a complementary pair
    • the opposite sex
    • the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors
  • moving or facing away from each other
    • looking in opposite directions
    • they went in opposite directions
  • of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem
    • opposite leaves
  • being directly across from each other; facing
    • And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm- Longfellow
    • we lived on opposite sides of the street
    • at opposite poles
  • directly facing each other
    • the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table
    • lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street
    • they sat opposite at the table
  • something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • a contestant that you are matched against
  • a relation of direct opposition
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
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