Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement

Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement - Disagreement and Opposition 3

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Here you will learn some English words related to disagreement and opposition, such as "feud", "faction", and "dustup".
to do battlephrase

to engage in a fight or argument

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to downvoteverb

to show one's disagreement or disapproval of an online post or comment by clicking on a specific icon

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downvotenoun

the action of showing one's disagreement or disapproval of an online post or comment by clicking on a specific icon

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to duke it outphrase

to argue or fight until a disagreement is resolved

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dustupnoun

a quarrel or fight

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to embroilverb

to involve someone in an argument, conflict, or complex situation

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exchangenoun

a brief conversation, often between two people who are in disagreement about something

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excuse meinterjection

used to politely disagree with someone

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to expostulateverb

to strongly argue, disapprove, or disagree with someone or something

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expostulationnoun

the action of strongly arguing, disapproving, or disagreeing with someone or something; a statement in which a person strongly argues, disapproves, or disagrees with something or someone

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face-offnoun

an argument or fight between people

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to face offverb

to fight, argue, etc. with someone or to get ready for doing so

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factionnoun

arguments and disagreements between small groups of people within a political party or an organization

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falling outnoun

a situation in which people are no longer friendly with each other as a result of a disagreement or quarrel

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to fall out
to fall outverb

to be no longer friendly with someone as a result of an argument

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far be it from me tophrase

used to make it clear that one is about to criticize or disagree with someone but is unwilling to do so

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feudnoun

a heated argument that lasts for a long time

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to feudverb

to have a prolonged and heated argument with someone

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feudingnoun

sharp disagreements between people that last for a long time

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fight
fightnoun

an argument over something

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to fight
to fightverb

to take part in a violent action, either physical or verbal, against someone

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to [fight] fire with firephrase

to use methods or tactics similar to those of one's opponent in a fight or argument

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fightingnoun

involvement in a physical struggle against another person or group

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to fight outverb

to fight until a result is achieved or an agreement is reached

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to [fight] {one's} own battlesphrase

to fight for what one wants or win an argument without the help of someone else

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flapnoun

much public anger or discussion

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fracasnoun

a noisy fight or argument, which usually a lot of people take part in

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fraynoun

an intense argument, fight, or contest

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free-for-allnoun

a loud argument or fight that many people take part in

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frenemynoun

a person who pretends to be a friend when in reality is one's rival or enemy

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frictionnoun

absence of agreement or friendliness between people with different opinions

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gapnoun

a difference, particularly an unwanted one, causing separation between two people, situations, or opinions

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go-aroundnoun

an argument or disagreement

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to [go|be] (at it|) hammer and tongsphrase

to engage in an activity, particularly an argument, in a forceful, energetic or violent way

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to [go] to the matphrase

to support someone or something in an argument with another person

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gridlocknoun

(usually in politics) a situation in which no progress can be made because the people involved are unable to agree with one another

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to haggleverb

to argue in order to reach an agreement, particularly over the price of something

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to happenverb

used to state that one disagrees with someone or is annoyed by what they have said

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to harrumphverb

‌to express disapproval of something by making a noise in the throat

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hasslenoun

a dispute or disagreement between people

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to haveverb

to make someone be at a position of disadvantage in an argument

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to [have] a problem with {sb/sth}phrase

to not to be able to approve or accept someone or something

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to have wordsverb

to argue with someone

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to [have] it out with {sb}phrase

to talk to someone frankly in order to settle a dispute or argument

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have it your (own|) waysentence

used to angrily state that despite one's disagreement with what someone has said, one will not argue about it

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to eggverb

to throw eggs at a person or thing, often to express contempt

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