contra-, contro-, counter, contre-

(Latin: against, opposed to, opposite, conflicting, different, clashing, unaccommodating)

controversy (s) (noun), controversies (pl)
A dispute between people who can't agree with each other: The controversy between Tom's parents and him was about the curfew, or the time, that he had to be home in the evening.
A dispute, strife, or an argument.
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controvertible
controvertibly
counter (s) (noun), counters (pl)

When the President of the United States has opinions which are sometimes counter to those of Congress, he is known to encounter opposition.

counteract
1. To oppose and to mitigate the effects of something by contrary action; to check.
2. To prevent something from having an effect, or to lessen its effect.
counteraction
1. Action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action.
2. Acting to make ineffective or to restrain or to neutralize the usually ill effects of something by means of an opposite force, action, or influence.
counteractive
Opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by a contrary action.
counteractively
1. In a counteractive manner.
2. Characterized by an action in opposition to something or frustrating by a contrary action.
counteragitation
counterattack
counterbalance
counterbalanced
counterbalancing
counterbass