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(Latin: against, opposed to, opposite, conflicting, different, clashing, unaccommodating)
Word Entries at Get Words: “clashing
clash (KLASH) (verb), clashes; clashed; clashing
1. To bang or bring two items together in a manner that causes a loud, crashing noise: As the men unloaded the garbage cans early in the morning, they would often wake up the neighborhood because they clashed the containers so loudly.
2. To engage in violent conflict or fighting with another individual or group: It was recorded that the armies clashed on this plain many years ago.
3. To engage in harsh verbal disagreement, to argue: The politicians were clashing because they couldn't agree as to what should be done by the central government.
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