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conflict

con·flict

conflict

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: kn flIkt
inflections: conflicted, conflicting, conflicts
definition: to disagree strongly; differ.
Her opinion often conflicts with her brother's, especially about what movie to watch.
synonyms:
clash, collide, differ, disagree
antonyms:
accord, agree, coincide
similar words:
argue, dispute
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kan flIkt
definition 1: a strong disagreement or difference of opinion.
The conflict of opinions led to arguments about the best way to build our clubhouse.
synonyms:
antagonism, discord
antonyms:
agreement, harmony
similar words:
difference, friction, hostility, opposition
definition 2: a fight, battle or war.
The conflict between England and France lasted for many years.
 
synonyms:
battle, war
antonyms:
peace
similar words:
action, clash, combat, fight, hostilities, struggle
derivation: conflictingly (adv.)
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The word conflict contains the following part:
flic Latin root that means strike
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