Opponent sentence example

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  • "A battle is only truly won when the opponent believes he's been beaten," he said.
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  • The opponent of the eldest hesitated before handing her the weapon.
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  • Grande exclaimed as Pierre's opponent went down.
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  • He was a vehement opponent of Liberal Catholicism.
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  • His opponent faltered, and A'Ran smashed him to the ground hard.
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  • Then he added, I bumped into your opponent this afternoon.
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  • He twisted it and unleashed a kick that knocked his opponent off his feet and sent the sword flying.
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  • In 1747 he was accredited to Copenhagen as Russian minister, but a few months later was transferred to Stockholm, where for the next twelve years he played a conspicuous part as the chief opponent of the French party.
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  • Garibaldi now became an opponent of the ministry, and brc ribaldi in June went to Sicily, where, after taking counsel En iRome.
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  • Never gave it a thought until Emma mentioned your opponent was all gussied up in flags and balloons.
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  • Where Xander used brute force to subdue an opponent, Darian was wily.
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  • He didn't understand the difference between an immortal warrior and a human child, between opponent and innocent.
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  • Instinctive, powerful, and light-footed, he twirled the bo as if it was an extension of him, adapting to his opponent and absorbing any blows that fell to him without flinching.
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  • When Dean arrived in the hall, he was met by two men in black and his political opponent, Seymour Fitzgerald.
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  • He tore apart a demon and stood breathless, seeking his next opponent, only to see the body-strewn park was empty of living demons in the early morning light.
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  • A'Ran pulled his opponent to his feet, offered several quiet words, and turned his gaze to her.
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  • Jenn looked up at him then grabbed her weapons, stepping into the ring with an opponent she wasn't sure she was meant to beat.
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  • In the next session, November 1548-March 1549, he was a leading opponent of the first Act of Uniformity and Book of Common Prayer.
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  • His immense learning served him rather as a storehouse of illustrations, or as an armoury out of which he could choose the fittest weapon for discomfiting on opponent, than as a quarry furnishing him with material for building up a completely designed and enduring edifice of systematized truth.
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  • Jule's opponent was standing in her headlights, staring at her, while Jule's body rolled to a stop a few feet away.
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  • Getting shot isn't something I'm proud of, but I can assure my opponent, regardless of the body part hit, there isn't anything funny about it.
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  • He didn't have to explain how accusing his opponent would be perceived, especially after their acrimonious debate.
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  • Being detected, he fled in order to escape punishment, but returned when Athenion (or Aristion), a bitter opponent of the Romans, had made himself tyrant of the city with the aid of Mithradates.
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  • His gaze moved to her opponent, a woman who looked as poised and rested as Jenn appeared battered.
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  • In the following gubernatorial campaign this was made an issue by his Democratic opponent, who appealed to those in sympathy with the strikers.
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  • He used his influence to procure as much autonomy as possible for the province of Hanover, but was a strong opponent of the Guelph party.
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  • A man who simply wished to retain his lucrative post would today agree with Pfuel, tomorrow with his opponent, and the day after, merely to avoid responsibility or to please the Emperor, would declare that he had no opinion at all on the matter.
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  • He only notices the mistake to which he pays attention, because his opponent took advantage of it.
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  • When faced with his opponent, Will became suddenly inept at everything he had practiced.
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  • He was a prominent opponent of the oligarchical party in the revolution which took place on the approach of Napoleon; and he was one of the envoys sent to seek the protection of the French.
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  • Henry More, who had given it a modified sympathy in the lifetime of the author, became its opponent in later years; and Cudworth differed from it in most essential points.
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  • It was under the name of al-mandi that Mokhtar proclaimed `Ali's son Mahommed as the opponent of the caliph Abdalmalik, and, according to Shahrastani, the doctrine of the mandi, the hidden deliverer who is one day to appear and fill the oppressed world with righteousness, first arose in connexion with a belief that this Mahommed had not died but lived concealed at Mount Radwa, near Mecca, guarded by a lion and a panther.
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  • Justinian himself, with the aid of Leontius of Byzantium (c. 4 8 5-543), a monk with a decided turn for Aristotelian logic and metaphysics, had tried to reconcile the Cyrillian and Chalcedonian positions, but he inclined more and'more towards the monophysite view, and even went so far as to condemn by edict three teachers (Theodore of Mopsuestia, Theodoret, the opponent of Cyril, and Ibas of Edessa) who were offensive to the monophysites.
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  • His able opponent Johnston had been removed from his command, and Hood, Johnston's successor, began early in October a vigorous movement designed to carry the war back into Tennessee.
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  • Find a way to undermine the opponent.
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  • The chief honour being ascribed to Marius, Catulus became his bitter opponent.
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  • On the dissolution which followed Lord Palmerston's defeat, Cobden became candidate for Huddersfield, but the voters of that town gave the preference to his opponent, who had supported the Russian War and approved of the proceedings at Canton.
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  • His dispute with George Onslow, member for Surrey, who at first supported and then threw over Wilkes for place, culminated in a civil action, ultimately decided, after the reversal of a verdict which had been obtained through the charge of Lord Mansfield, in Horne's favour, and in the loss by his opponent of his seat in parliament.
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  • Robertson, a political opponent of Conkling, as collector of the port of New York, and when this appointment was confirmed by the Senate in spite of Conkling's opposition, Conkling and his associate senator from New York, Thomas C. Platt, resigned their seats in the Senate and sought re-election as a personal vindication.
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  • In 1355 he succeeded his'uncle Nilus Cabasilas, like himself a determined opponent of the union of the Greek and Latin churches, as archbishop of Thessalonica.
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  • But he is rather the practised debater who will admit his opponent's principles for the moment when he sees his way to moulding them to his own purposes, than the philosophical statesman who has formulated a theory from whose terms he will not move.
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  • Towards the end of the 11th century Cardinal Benno, the opponent of Hildebrand, is said to have made him the first of a long line of magician popes.
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  • He then pursued Schoeman, who doubled on his opponent and entered Potchefstroom.
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  • It excited the suspicion of the Church, and a Jesuit, by name Baltus, published a ponderous refutation of it; but the peace-loving disposition of its author impelled him to leave his opponent unanswered.
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  • A Gothic monument commemorates Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846), a powerful opponent of the slave-trade, and a native of the town.
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  • An opponent of the Tubingen School, he published a number of important works, which are well known to students in Great Britain and America.
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  • This phase is most clearly developed in Archibald Pitcairne (1652-1713), who, though a determined opponent of metaphysical explanations, and of the chemical doctrines, gave to his own rude mechanical explanations of life and disease almost the dogmatic completeness of a theological system.
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  • He was a strong opponent of Thiers, and continued to contest constituencies as a legitimist with varying fortunes till his death in 1897.
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  • An opponent of church government in any form, he was no friend to the rigid and tyrannical Presbyterianism of the day, and inclined to Independency and Cromwell's party.
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  • Further, he shows an "astonishing familiarity with the Jewish rites," in the opinion of a modern Jew (Kohler in the Jewish Encycl.); so much so, that the latter agrees with another Jewish scholar in saying that "the writer seems to have been a converted Jew, whose fanatic zeal rendered him a bitter opponent of Judaism within the Christian Church."
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  • An opponent of the Tubingen school, his defence of the genuineness and authenticity of the gospel of St John is among the ablest that have been written; and although on some minor points his views did not altogether coincide with those of the traditional school, his critical labours on the New Testament must nevertheless be regarded as among the most important contributions to the maintenance of orthodox opinions.
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  • At Litchfield and in Boston he was a prominent opponent of the $rowing "heresy" of Unitarianism, though as early as 1836 he was accused of being a "moderate Calvinist" and was tried for heresy, but was acquitted.
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  • When Fox seceded from the House of Commons, Tierney became a prominent opponent of Pitt's policy.
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  • He was a strong opponent of the reconstruction measures of President Johnson, for whose conviction he voted (on most of the specific charges) in the impeachment trial.
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  • Fichte a new speculative theism, and became an opponent of Hegel's pantheistic idealism.
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  • He was an active opponent of the Payne-Aldrich tariff measure.
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  • In the governor's garden, in Quebec, there is also a monument to the memory of Wolfe and his gallant opponent Montcalm, who survived him only a few hours, with the inscription " Wolfe and Montcalm.
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  • Leslie, however, who, was himself in difficulties on his post among the bare hills, and was perhaps subjected to pressure from civil authorities, descended from the heights on the 2nd of September and began to edge towards his right, in order first to confront, and afterwards to surround, his opponent.
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  • He was an opponent of ecclesiastical domination.
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  • In 1587 and 1588, however, fresh accusations were brought against him, and he was again excommunicated, though afterwards on the inducement of his old opponent, Andrew Melville, the sentence was again remitted.
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  • He was an aggressive opponent of the "Tweed Ring," and was actively allied with the antiTammany organizations, the "Irving Hall Democracy" of 1875-1890, and the "County Democracy" of 1880-1890, but upon the dissolution of the latter he became identified with Tammany.
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  • The foremost advocate at the bar, he was known to have declined the highest prize in the profession rather than promote a measure of which he disapproved; a very prominent member of the House of Commons, whose action had been more than usually independent of party, he had separated himself from his political friends and maintained a position as the dignified and forcible opponent of disestablishment.
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  • That a man of such conspicuous ability, who impressed himself at the outset on the people of Constantinople as an uncompromising opponent of heresy should within a few short years be an excommunicated fugitive, sacrificed to save the face of Cyril and the Alexandrians, is indeed, as Duchesne says, a tragedy.
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  • New players can take some time to practice before playing a "real" game with a live opponent.
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  • There are also games allowing players to test their skills against those of a live opponent.
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  • Then you sit back and allow your opponent, the computer, to take a turn and be judged.
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  • He was a strenuous advocate of ecclesiastical control in elementary education, and an opponent of the new school of higher biblical criticism, though so far an evolutionist as to believe in growth and development as applied to the history of nations.
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  • He was a bitter opponent of Prussia and an ardent controversialist.
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  • Crusius first came into notice as an opponent of the philosophy of Leibnitz and Wolff from the standpoint of religious orthodoxy.
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  • The childlessness of the king was a constant threat to the policy of his great minister Richelieu; for the king's brother and heir, Gaston of Orleans, was a determined opponent of that policy.
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  • His splendid war record and his personal popularity caused his name to be considered as a candidate for the Presidency as early as 1868, and in 1880 he was nominated for that office by the Democrats; but he was defeated by his Republican opponent, General Garfield, though by the small popular plurality of seven thousand votes.
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  • - All through his life Polycarp appears to have been an uncompromising opponent of heresy.
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  • Gebhard had been a leading opponent of the emperor Henry IV.
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  • In coming, as at a certain point in its development it does, to the consciousness of an object, the mind does not find itself in the presence of an opponent, or of anything essentially alien to itself but of that which gives content and stability to its own existence.
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  • In 633 he was one of the party of Sophronius of Jerusalem (the chief original opponent of the Monothelites) at the council of Alexandria; and in 645 he was again in Africa, when he held in presence of the governor and a number of bishops the disputation with Pyrrhus, the deposed and banished patriarch of Constantinople, which resulted in the (temporary) conversion of his interlocutor to the Dyothelite view.
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  • In the same year (1844) Sybel came forward prominently as an opponent of the Ultramontane party.
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  • To the beginning of 1842 the contest went in favour of the amir; thereafter he found in Marshal Bugeaud an opponent who proved, in the end, his master.
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  • Throughout this period Abd-el-Kader showed himself a born leader of men, a great soldier, a capable administrator, a persuasive orator, a chivalrous opponent.
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  • McClellan and the Army of the Potomac faced Johnston, who with the Army of northern Virginia lay at Manassas, exercising and training his men with no less care than his opponent.
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  • The whole of the Southern army in the west swung round on its left wing as the pivot, and Buell only just reached Louisville before his opponent.
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  • Rosecrans manoeuvred his opponent out of one position after another until Bragg was driven back into Chattanooga.
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  • Hitherto neither leader had offered a weak spot to his opponent, though the constant skirmishing had caused a loss of 9000 men to Sherman and about two-thirds of that number to the Confederates.
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  • As commander-in-chief, Lee now reappointed Johnston to command, and the latter soon attacked and very nearly defeated his old opponent at Bentonville (March 19-20).
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  • Zahn and Pincher may be said to supplement and correct each other, as they write from very different points of view, and on Jalicher's side there is no lack of criticism of his great opponent.
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  • In the first county council elections for Carnarvonshire he played a strenuous part on the Radical side, and was chosen an alderman; and in 1890, at a by-election for Carnarvon Boroughs, he was returned to parliament by a majority of 18 over a strong Conservative opponent.
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  • As an advocate his sharpness and rapidity of insight gave him a formidable advantage in the detection of the weaknesses of a witness and the vulnerable points of his opponent's case, while he grouped his own arguments with an admirable eye to effect, especially excelling in eloquent closing appeals to a jury.
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  • In medieval theology and philosophy mysticism appears as the powerful opponent of rationalistic dogmatism.
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  • The chief contributions of Cuvier's great philosophical opponent, Etienne Geoffroy St Hilaire (1772-1844), are to be found in his maintenance with Lamarck of the doctrine of the mutability of species.
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  • He attempted to invest Pompey's lines at Dyrrhachium (Durazzo), though his opponent's force was double that of his own, and was defeated with considerable loss.
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  • As a rhetorician, he was a determined opponent of Isocrates and his school.
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  • He was appeased by Khalaf's speedy submission, together with the gift of a large sum of money, and further, it is said, by his subdued opponent addressing him as sultan, a title new at that time, and by which Mahmud continued to be called,, though he did not formally adopt it, or stamp it on his coins.
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  • They found in him the most capable and dangerous opponent of the war.
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  • Pierce received °2 J4 electoral votes, and General Winfield Scott, his Whig opponent, only 42.
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  • With the death of Le Brun (1690) the situation changed; Mignard deserted his allies, and succeeded to all the posts held by his opponent.
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  • A story is told that de Courci when imprisoned in the Tower volunteered to act as champion for King John in single combat against a knight representing Philip Augustus of France; that when he appeared in the lists his French opponent fled in panic; whereupon de Courci, to gratify the French king's desire to witness his prowess, "cleft a massive helmet in twain at a single blow," a feat for which he was rewarded by a grant of the privilege for himself and his heirs to remain covered in the presence of the king and all future sovereigns of England.
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  • Elected on the 17th of November 1830 a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, he took part in its first grand meeting; in 1832, he delivered his famous oration on Kazinczy, and in 1836 that on his former opponent Daniel Berzsenyi.
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  • A determined opponent of the Latin church and an enthusiastic admirer of the Byzantine empire, Anna Comnena regards the Crusades as a danger both political and religious.
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  • In Congress he proved to be a tireless advocate of the claims of the poorer whites and an opponent of the aristocracy.
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  • Wellesley, unconscious of Soult's presence in force on his flank, advanced against Madrid, and defeated his immediate opponent, King Joseph, at Talavera de la Reina on the 27th-28th of July.
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  • In the Senate Wade was from the first an uncompromising opponent of slavery, his bitter denunciations of that institution and of the slaveholders receiving added force from his rugged honesty and sincerity.
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  • Enghien's pertinacity had not achieved a decision with the sword, but Mercy had been so severely punished that he was unable to interfere with his opponent's new plan of campaign.
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  • But it would seem incredible that two contemporaries should have at the same time and in the same style composed commentaries upon one and the same work, and yet neither should have been mentioned by the other, whether as friend or opponent.
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  • Trendelenburg (1802-1872), a formidable opponent of Hegel, tried to surmount Kant's transcendental idealism by supposing that motion, and therefore time, space and the categories, though a priori, are common to thought and being.
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  • Cullen, therefore, while an ardent patriot, was consistently an opponent of Fenianism.
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  • It is worth noting also that some of the leading families of Norway are said to have claimed descent from giants, especially from Thrymr, the chief opponent of Thor.
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  • Her first opponent she put out of action in twelve minutes, and, passing on, Hood immediately engaged other ships, the "Guerrier" being left powerless to fire a shot.
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  • Since John's most immediate need was now protection and assistance against his terrible opponent Ladislaus, he sent, towards the close of August 1413, Cardinals Chalant and Francesco Zabarella, together with the celebrated Greek Manuel Chrysoloras, to King Sigismund, and commissioned them to determine the time and place of the forthcoming council.
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  • P bitter opponent, of the papacy admits - would have succumbed in the schism: but so wonderful was the organization of the spiritual empire, and so indestructible the conception of the papacy itself, that this (the deepest of all cleavages) served only to prove its indivisibility (Gregorovius, Geschichte Romsvi.).
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  • The haughty victors found Clement on the side of their opponent, and he was forced into an alliance with the emperor (April 1, 1525).
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  • He was drifting about with no higher aim than a " hand-to-mouth " policy, whilst the Holy See could feel the superiority with which the consciousness of centuries of tradition had endowed it, and took full advantage of the mistakes of its opponent.
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  • Pius died on the 7th of February 1878, only a few weeks later than his opponent.
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  • He also studied the colouring matters of leaves and flowers, the composition of bone, cerebral matter and other animal substances, and the processes of fermentation, in regard to the nature of which he was an opponent of Pasteur's views.
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  • In 1819 he was returned to the Chamber of Deputies, and proved so formidable an opponent that the government made a vain attempt to exclude him from the Chamber on the ground of his Swiss birth.
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  • Though constrained by the general dangers of her position to make terms with Prussia, Maria Theresa long cherished the hope of recovering a possession which she, unlike her predecessors, valued highly and held by a far better title than did her opponent.
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  • He was a traveller, a linguist, well versed in Scandinavian literature and philology, the author of mystical poems entitled Improvisations from the Spirit (1857), a social and medical reformer, and a convinced opponent of vivisection and also of vaccination.
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  • His son by his first marriage became earl of Hardwicke; his eldest son by his second marriage, Charles Philip Yorke (1764-1834), member of parliament for Cambridgeshire and afterwards for Liskeard, was secretary of state for war in Addington's ministry in 1801, and was a strong opponent of concession to the Roman Catholics.
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  • She took care never to have to deal with a disciplined opponent, except the Swedes, who beat her, but who were very few.
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  • In his day Foucher enjoyed considerable repute as a keen opponent of Malebranche.
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  • Mahommedanism indeed is active, and is the chief opponent of Christianity to-day, but the character of its teaching is too exact a reflection of the race, time, place and climate in which it arose to admit of its becoming universal.
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  • It was an opponent of Rome at the end of the 4th and beginning of the 3rd century B.C., but soon sought for help against the attacks of the Gauls, against whom it was almost a frontier fortress.
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  • His most formidable assailant was Johann Melchior Goeze (1717-1786), the chief pastor of Hamburg, a sincere and earnest theologian, but utterly unscrupulous in his choice of weapons against an opponent.
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  • Aricia was one of the oldest cities of Latium, and appears as a serious opponent of Rome at the end of the period of the kings and beginning of the republic. In 338 B.C. it was conquered by C. Maenius and became a civitas sine suffragio, but was soon given full rights.
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  • This was strengthened in 404, but in 393 Velitrae regained its freedom and was Rome's strongest opponent; it was only reduced in 338, when the freedom of Latium finally perished.
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  • Michael Schlatter (1716-1790), a Swiss of St Gall, sent to America in 1746 by the Synods (Dutch Reformed) of Holland, immediately convened Boehm, Weiss and Rieger in Philadelphia, and with them planned a Coetus, which first met in September 1747; in 1751 he presented the cause of the Coetus in Germany and Holland, where he gathered funds; in 1752 came back to America with six ministers, one of whom, William Stoy (1726-1801), was an active opponent of the Coetus and of clericalism after 1772.
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  • At his advanced age, however, and with the sense he had of his powers, he was not likely to be brought to a better mind by so insulting an opponent.
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  • He was one of the most influential supporters of the Formula Consensus Helvetica, drawn up chiefly by Johann Heinrich Heidegger (1633-1698), in 1675, and of the particular type of Calvinistic theology which that symbol embodied, and an opponent of the theology of Moses Amyraut and the school of Saumur.
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  • Paul's Christology therefore was of the Adoptionist type, which we find among the primitive Ebionite Christians of Judaea, in Hermas, Theodotus and Artemon of Rome, and in Archelaus the opponent of Mani, and in the other great doctors of the Syrian Church of the 4th and 5th centuries.
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  • He was a great opponent of university reform and of the Hegelianism which was then beginning to take root in Oxford.
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  • White of Tennessee (a vigorous opponent of Andrew Jackson in Tennessee politics) for president, and said: "I go for all sharing the privileges of the government who assist in bearing its burdens.
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  • In 1846 he was elected a member of the National House of Representatives by a majority of 1511 over his Democratic opponent, Peter Cartwright, the Methodist preacher.
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  • In these debates Douglas, the champion of his party, was over-matched in clearness and force of reasoning, and lacked the great moral earnestness of his opponent; but he dexterously extricated himself time and again from difficult argumentative positions, and retained sufficient support to win the immediate prize.
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  • In arguments at the bar he was so fair to his opponent that he frequently appeared to concede away his client's case.
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  • Hermann, however, was not very successful, and when Henry returned to Ger~many in 1084 he found that his most doughty opponent, Otto of Nordheim, was dead, and that the anti-king had few friends outside Saxony.
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  • Otto then left Italy hurriedly, but he was quickly followed by his young rival, who in the warfare which had already broken out proved himself a formidable opponent.
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  • Hence the custom of fare, hiring mercenary troops was introduced, and a prince could never be certain, however numerous his vassals might be, that the advantage would not rest with his opponent.
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  • From the very beginning of his service in Congress he was prominent as an opponent of the extension of slavery; he was a conspicuous supporter of the Wilmot Proviso, spoke against the Compromise Measures of 1850,1850, and in 1856, chiefly because of the passage in 1854 of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill, which repealed the Missouri Compromise, and his party's endorsement of that repeal at the Cincinnati Convention two years later, he withdrew from the Democrats and joined the newly organized Republican party.
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  • Stesichorus of Himera (c. 632-556 B.C.) holds a great place among the lyric poets of Greece, and some place in the political history of Sicily as the opponent of Phalaris.
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  • He was, moreover, not only a non-resistant but also an opponent of all political systems based on force.
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  • On the other hand, he always had the highest respect for every earnest and faithful opponent of slavery, however far their special views might differ.
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  • He had at first been inclined to the party of reform, but when Luther broke definitely with the papal authority he became a bitter opponent.
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  • In 1619 it was captured by the imperialist general, Karl Bonaventura de Longueval, Graf von Buquoy, and suffered so severely that the citizens opened their gates to his opponent, Ernst von Mansfeld.
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  • As regards the jus vetus, therefore, the judges and practitioners of Justinian's time had two terrible difficulties to contend with - first, the bulk of the law, which made it impossible for any one to be sure that he possessed anything like the whole of the authorities bearing on the point in question, so that he was always liable to find his opponent quoting against him some authority for which he could not be prepared; and, secondly, the uncertainty of the law, there being a great many important points on which differing opinions of equal legal validity might be cited, so that the practising counsel could not advise, nor the judge decide, with any confidence that he was right, or that a superior court would uphold his view.
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  • It was at first announced that he had been returned by two votes; but a scrutiny eventually seated his Conservative opponent, who became afterwards Mr. Justice Ridley.
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  • Returning to England, he remained loyal to Henry; and after the king's death in 1422 became a member of the council and was the chief opponent of the wild and selfish schemes of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester.
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  • He was one of the founders of the German Nationalverein, and in 1864 he was elected a member of the Hanoverian parliament as a Liberal and an opponent of the government.
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  • He became prominent, politically, during the nullification excitement of 1832-1833, as a vigorous opponent of nullification, and from 1836 to 1845 he sat in the United States Senate as a Unionist Democrat.
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  • An ardent opponent of slavery, he became a Free Soiler, was a delegate to the National Convention which nominated John P. Hale for the presidency in 1852, and subsequently served as chairman of the State Committee, having at the same time editorial control of the Charter Oak, the party organ.
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  • Before the Civil War Stanton was a Democrat, opposed to slavery, but a firm defender of the constitutional rights of the slaveholders, and was a bitter opponent of Lincoln, whose party he then hated and distrusted.
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  • His brother, Michel Augustin Thouret (1748-1810), a physician, was a keen opponent of the ideas of Mesmer and a promoter of vaccination in France.
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  • Atholl was his chief opponent, but in April 1579 he died suddenly, after dining with Morton; poison was suspected.
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  • After the war of 1870-71 he took a leading place among; the most radical section of French politicians, as an opponent of the " opportunists " who continued the policy of Gambetta..
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  • Thus it comes that the devil, the opponent of God, appears in the end often also in the form of a terrible dragonmonster; this appears most clearly in Rev. xii.
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  • He was, in fact, though he had supported the royal supremacy, a thorough opponent of the Reformation in a doctrinal point of view, and it was suspected that he even repented his advocacy of the royal supremacy.
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  • He was no friend to the Reformation, it is true, but he was at least a conscientious opponent.
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  • His tremendous physical strength, the personal ascendancy he gained by this and by his powers of command made him a peculiarly formidable opponent, and thus enabled him to maintain a discipline which guaranteed the punctual execution of his orders.
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  • Throughout his whole career Binney was a vigorous opponent of the state church principle, but those who simply classified him as a narrow-minded political dissenter did him injustice.
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  • In 1893 Kruger had to face a third presidential election, and on this occasion the opposition he had raised among the burgers, largely by the favouritism he displayed to the Hollander party, was so strong that it was fully anticipated that his more liberal opponent, General Joubert, would be elected.
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  • He twice held the post of premier, and was the leader of Japanese conservatism, being a staunch opponent of party cabinets.
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  • Later we find the Britons at war with the new-comers, now established in Kent, and four battles are fought, in the last of which, according to the Historia Brittonum, the king's son Vortemir, their leading opponent, is slain.
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  • Duke George of Saxony, a resolute opponent of the Reformation, threatened to make the diet interfere.
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  • Throughout he was conspicuous as an opponent of the extension of slavery, though he was never technically an abolitionist, and in particular he was the champion in the House of Representatives of the right of petition at a time when, through the influence of the Southern members, this right was, in practice, denied by that body.
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  • He subsequently allied himself with the Federalists, and was an opponent of Thomas `Jefferson, who in 1807 spoke of him as the "Federal Bull-Dog."
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  • This protection was subsequently withdrawn, the rana having been guilty of treachery, and in 1783 Sindhia succeeded in recapturing the fortress of Gwalior, and crushed his Jat opponent by seizing the whole of Gohad.
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  • That is to say, Grote supposes that for at least eight and forty years, from 447 to 399, the paid professors had no professional title; that, this period having elapsed, a youthful opponent succeeded in fastening an uncomplimentary title not only upon the contemporary teachers, but also, retrospectively, upon their predecessors; and that, artfully enhancing the indignity of the title affixed, he thus obscured, perverted and effaced the records and the memories of the past.
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  • In 1792 Jay consented to stand for the governorship of New York State, but a partisan returningboard found the returns of three counties technically defective, and though Jay had received an actual majority of votes, his opponent, George Clinton, was declared elected.
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  • Leaving India for the last time in 1830, he shortly after his arrival in England entered parliament as member for Launceston, and was an active opponent of the Reform Bill.
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  • From December 1796 to March 17 9 7 he represented that state in the Federal House of Representatives, where he distinguished himself as an irreconcilable opponent of President Washington, and was one of the twelve representatives who voted against the address to him by the House.
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  • In 1832 Jackson was re-elected by a large majority (219 electoral votes to 49) over Henry Clay, his chief opponent.
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  • Nor can the opponent fairly refuse to admit it, if he affirms the participation of the identical with being, and denies the participation of difference with being, or affirms it with not-being.
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  • He reached Italy by sea; but the news that Roger had allied himself with Louis VII., king of France, and his old opponent Welf of Bavaria, compelled him to return hastily to Germany, which was again in disorder.
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  • It was the capital of Turnus, the opponent of Aeneas.
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  • He soon became known for revolutionary opinions, and in 1847, after killing an opponent in a duel, he resigned his commission.
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  • While his opponent travelled throughout the country making speeches, McKinley remained in Canton, where he was visited by and addressed many Republican delegations.
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  • Lord Camden was a strenuous opponent of Fox's India Bill, took an animated part in the debates on important public matters till within two years of his death, introduced in 1786 the scheme of a regency on occasion of the king's insanity, and to the last zealously defended his early views on the functions of juries, especially of their right to decide on all questions of libel.
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  • A persistent opponent of the plebeians, he resisted the proposal of Terentilius Arsa (or Harsa) to draw up a code of written laws applicable equally to patricians and plebeians.
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  • Polk was elected, receiving 170 electoral votes to 105 for his opponent Clay.
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  • The strict Modalists, whom Calixtus had excommunicated along with their most zealous opponent Hippolytus, were led by Sabellius.
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  • He was only twenty-two, when, as an opponent of slavery, he vainly urged an emancipation clause for the new constitution of Kentucky, and he never ceased regretting that its failure put his state, in improvements and progress, behind its free neighbours.
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  • Although a strong opponent of Laud's and Charles's ecclesiastical policy, Prichard lived unmolested, and even rose to be chancellor of St Davids; but the indiscreet Wroth, " the founder and father of nonconformity in Wales," being suspended in 1638 by Bishop Murray of Llandaff, founded a small community.
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  • Here he took a prominent part in the workmen's movement and in the association of working men which had been founded under the influence of SchultzDelitzsch; at first an opponent of socialism, he came under the influence of Liebknecht, and after 1865 he was a confirmed advocate of socialism.
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  • On the other hand, though a strong opponent of militarism, he publicly stated that foreign nations attacking Germany must not expect the help or the neutrality of the Social Democrats.
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  • It had been sent in MS. to Goethe in the autumn of 1815, who, finding in it a transformation rather than an expansion of his own ideas, inclined to regard the author as an opponent rather than an adherent.
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  • There is nothing revealed to us by "the broad clear light of that wonderful book," 1 The History of the Reformation in Scotland, more remarkable than the four Dialogues or interviews, which, though recorded only by Knox, bear the strongest stamp of truth, and do almost more justice to his opponent than to himself.
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  • He early allied himself with the Patriot or Whig element in Virginia, and in the years immediately preceding the War of Independence was conspicuous as an opponent of the arbitrary measures of the British ministry.
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  • Codde was accused of being its author, and though he successfully refuted this charge, he was ultimately deposed for Jansenism (1702), his opponent, Theodor de Kock, being appointed in his place.
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  • He did not desire revolution, but reform; and thus he became the leader of a moderate party, and the steady opponent not only of despotism but of democracy.
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  • The annexation of Iran by Seleucus Nicator led to a war for the countries on the Indian frontier; his opponent being Sandracottus or Chandragupta Maurya, the founder Seleucus I.
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  • This religious development was most strongly influenced by the fact that, meanwhile, a powerful opponent of Zoroastrianism had arisen with an equally zealous propagandism and an Relation equal exclusiveness and intolerance.
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  • The persistent opponent to both these measures was the Transvaal.
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  • Clarke answered his unknown opponent with a gravity and care that showed his high opinion of the metaphysical acuteness displayed in the objections, and published the correspondence in later editions'of the Demonstration.
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  • Most of the literature evoked by the controversy on either side was devoted to rebutting the attack of some individual opponent.
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  • It is this strong grasp of the imperfect character of our knowledge of nature and of the grounds for its limitation that makes Butler so formidable an opponent to his deistical contemporaries.
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  • He is remembered chiefly as an energetic opponent of Polish national aspirations, of extreme Liberalism, of the system of public instruction based on natural science, and of German political influence.
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  • In particular he showed himself a doughty opponent to Henry I.
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  • Bowes having contested Newcastle and lost it, presented an election petition against the return of his opponent.
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  • He became one of the mikado's principal ministers, and in the Satsuma troubles which followed he was the chief opponent of Saigo Takamori.
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  • Thereupon, in defiance of the archbishop, the abbe Baradere gave him the viaticum, while the rite of extreme unction was administered by the abbe Guillon, an opponent of the civil constitution, without consulting the archbishop or the parish cure.
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  • As vice-president and presiding officer of the Senate, it was his duty to make the official announcement of the election of his opponent, Lincoln.
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  • A contemporary and a political opponent of Skala was William Count Slavata (1572-1652).
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  • The author's hero is Manuel; he is strongly impressed with the superiority of the East to the West, and is a determined opponent of the pretensions of the papacy.
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  • Graetz was repelled by Geiger's attitude, and though he subsequently took radical views of the Bible and tradition (which made him an opponent of Hirsch), Graetz remained a life-long foe to reform.
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  • As a result Taylor carried eight slave states while his opponent secured seven, but in the free states the conditions were exactly reversed.
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  • He was therefore not at all persona grata in Berlin, but the German imperial authorities learned by experience that he was an opponent to be respected, who understood thoroughly the interests of his country, and was quite capable of adopting if necessary a vigorous policy of reprisals.
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  • Palmerston had learnt by experience that it was wiser to conciliate an opponent than to attempt to crush him, and that the imperious tone he had sometimes adopted in the House of Commons, and his supposed obsequiousness to the emperor of the French, were the causes of the temporary reverse he had sustained.
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  • King Frederick now recommended him to Copenhagen to preach heresy at the church of St Nicholas, but here he found an able and intrepid opponent in Bishop Ronne.
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  • He advocated temperance reform and frequently delivered a lecture on the Drinking Usages of Society (1852); he was an opponent of slavery and published a reply to the pro-slavery arguments of Bishop John Henry Hopkins (1792-1868) of Vermont.
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  • He wrote numerous pamphlets during the short-lived Second Republic, attacked the Roman expedition with all his strength, and was from the first an uncompromising opponent of Prince Louis Napoleon.
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  • He had hoped to be made minister of finance, and was disappointed by the nomination of Necker, of whom he became a bitter opponent.
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  • In Stockbridge he wrote the Humble Relation, also called Reply to Williams (1752), which was an answer to Solomon Williams (1700-1776), a relative and a bitter opponent of Edwards as to the qualifications for full communion;.
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  • So late as 1726 he was in England making overtures to Walpole, but he had no claim on ministerial goodwill, and as an opponent he had by that time done his worst.
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  • He is best known, however, as a warm opponent of Arianism, whose eagerness to emphasize the deity of Christ and the unity of His person led him so far as a denial of the existence of a rational human soul (Pas) in Christ's human nature, this being replaced in Him by a prevailing principle of holiness, to wit the Logos, so that His body was a glorified and spiritualized form of humanity.
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  • In this respect he was assisted by his friendship with Mr Stuyvesant Fish, who, on becoming vice-president of the Illinois Central in 1883, brought Harriman upon the directorate, and in 1887, being then president, made Harriman vice-president; twenty years later it was Harriman who dominated the finance of the Illinois Central, and Fish, having become his opponent, was dropped from the board.
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  • From the first he posed as an opponent of the Mountain, accused Robespierre of aiming at the dictatorship (25th of September 17 9 2), attacked Marat, and proposed to break up the commune of Paris.
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  • The spirit of association; however, tends more and more to prevail over its opponent, extending from the family to the city, from the city to the nation, and from the nation to the federation.
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  • In 1843 he presided over the Democratic state convention at Syracuse, and in1844-1845he was recognized as one of the leaders of the " Hunkers," or regular Democrats in New York, and an active opponent of the " Barnburners."
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  • Pierluigi being an uncompromising opponent of the emperor Charles V., Don Ferrante Gonzaga, the imperial governor of Milan, was ever on the watch for a pretext to deprive him of Piacenza, which the emperor greatly coveted.
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  • Caesar, who regarded him as a formidable opponent, set out against him in person.
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  • He was a warm supporter of the Roman expedition, but an equally warm opponent of Louis Napoleon, and after being one of the deputies who were arrested at the coup d'etat he retired from public life.
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  • Besides, he was, if not an entirely impartial writer, neither a devotee nor an opponent of democracy.
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  • A long experience of his character and actions convinced barons and commons alike that he was a just and sincere man, a friend of good governance, and an honest opponent of arbitrary and unconstitutional rule.
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  • Barstow (1813-1865), a candidate for re-election, and his Republican opponent, Coles Bashford (1816-1878), threatened to result in civil war.
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  • His chief opponent, Athanasius, is probably the greatest Christian, if Origen is the greatest thinker, among all the Greek fathers.
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  • (1788-1868), directed all his powers, and was ultimately (1829) successful in defeating his Arian opponent, Henry Montgomery, LL.D.
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  • Charles Chauncy (1705-1787), pastor of the First Church from 1727 until his death, the chief opponent of Edwards in the great revival, was both a Unitarian and a Universalist.
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  • Of the Crimean War he had a better judgment than those whose weakness led them into it, and he could tell them the whole truth of the affair in twenty words: "You are going to war with an opponent who does not want to fight, and whom you are unwilling to encounter."
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  • A vehement opponent of "clan government" - that is, usurpation of administrative posts by men of two or three fiefs, an abuse which threatened to follow the overthrow of the Tokugawa shogunate - he conspired to assist Saigo's rebellion and was imprisoned from 1878 until 1883.
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  • But the contribution made by psychology to the solution of the problem has taken the form not so much of a direct reinforcement of the arguments of either of the opponent systems, as of a searching criticism of the false assumptions concerning conative processes and the phenomena of choice common alike to determinists and libertarians.
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  • The Federalist party gradually showed broad-construction, nationalistic tendencies; the Anti-Federalist party became a strict-construction party and advocated popular rights against the asserted aristocratic, centralizing tendencies of its opponent, and gradually was transformed into the Democratic-Republican party, mustered and led by Thomas Jefferson, who, however, had approved the ratification of the Constitution and was not, therefore, an Anti-Federalist in the original sense of that term.
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  • To meet this view Butler does not content himself, as is sometimes carelessly supposed, with insisting on the natural claim to authority of the conscience which his opponent repudiated as artificial; he adds a subtle and effective argument ad hominem.
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  • In cases involving cross actions with mutual accounts, say between an Englishman and a German, if the German constitutes himself plaintiff he must sue his opponent before the British court, and vice versa.
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  • Being a zealous opponent of predestinarian views, he expressed his criticisms of Calvin's teaching on the subject in one of the public conferences held each Friday.
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  • The king of Leinster was for centuries the most determined opponent of the ardri, an antithesis which is embodied in the story of the boroma tribute.
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  • The king of Dublin exercised overlordship over the other Viking communities in the island, and thus became the most dangerous opponent of the ardri, with whom he was constantly at variance.
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  • The first-named waged constant warfare against the foreigners and was the most formidable opponent the Scandinavians had yet met.
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  • His strongest opponent was his son-in-law Diarmait Mael-na-mBo, king of Leinster, who was also the foster-father of his brother Tadg's son, Tordelbach (Turlough) O'Brian.
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  • O'Connor's most stubborn opponent was Muirchertach O'Lochlainn, with whom he wrestled for supremacy until the day of his death (1156).
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  • His great opponent (for the eternal dualism comes in) is Khanukh, who is a wolf, and the ancestor or totem of the wolf-race of men as Yehl is of the raven.
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  • In this redoubtable churchman the governor found a vigorous opponent who was determined to render the state subordinate to the church.
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  • Galileo's views, although erroneous, since he held comets to be mere atmospheric emanations reflecting sunlight after the evanescent fashion of a halo or a rainbow, were expressed with such triumphant vigour, and embellished with such telling sarcasms, that his opponent did not venture upon a reply.
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  • He was promoted captain in 1851, and two years later was ordered to the East, when he became an ardent opponent of "States' Rights" and slavery.
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  • This failure was attributed by the minister to the Revolution, Spain and of which he became the uncompromising opponent.
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  • His place was taken by Caballero, an ardent opponent of reform, who restored all the abuses of the old bureaucratic administration and pandered to the bigoted prejudices of the clergy and the court.
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  • This was the cemetery where was buried Francois de Paris, a young Jansenist deacon of singularly holy life, and a perfervid opponent of the Unigenitus.
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  • Although he used Persian for some of his works he was a strong supporter of the superiority of the Arabic language and an opponent of the Shu`ubite movement.
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  • In 1852 he had fought a duel with pistols against Georg von Vindre, a political opponent.
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  • In June 1863, as soon as parliament had risen, Bismarck published ordinances controlling the liberty of the press, which, though in accordance with the letter, seemed opposed to the intentions of the constitution, and it was on this occasion that the crown prince, hitherto a silent opponent, publicly dissociated himself from the policy of his father's ministers.
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  • Up to r866 he had always appeared to be an opponent of the National party in Germany, now he became their leader.
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  • During the next three years the Ultramontane party hoped to bring about an anti-Prussian revolution, and Napoleon was working for an alliance with Austria, where Beust, an old opponent of Bismarck's, was chancellor.
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  • The ill-will between the king and the chancellor reached an acute stage when Sigismund appointed an opponent of Zamoyski vice-chancellor, and made other ministerial changes which limited his authority; though ultimately, with the aid of his partisans and the adoption of such desperate expedients as the summoning of a confederation to annul the royal decrees in 1592, Zamoyski recovered his full authority.
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  • Schleiermacher was an uncompromising opponent of the common belief.
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  • Simplicius and Porphyry refer to his commentary on the Categories of Aristotle, whose philosophy he is said to have defended against an opponent Athenodorus in a treatise Avrtypa 40 irpes 'ABnvoS wpov.
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  • Lloyd was an indefatigable opponent of the Roman Catholic tendencies of James II., and was one of the seven bishops who for refusing to have the Declaration of Indulgence read in his diocese was charged with publishing a seditious libel against the king and acquitted (1688).
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  • The legendary kings are but faint echoes of the kings of Biainas; the story of Semiramis and Ara is but another form of the myth of Venus and Adonis; and tradition has clothed Tigranes, the reputed friend of Cyrus, with the transient glory of the opponent of Lucullus.
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  • Alarmed at the increase in his opponent's power, Gregory denounced him in a public letter, to which Frederick replied in a clever document addressed to the princes of Europe.
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  • Hamilton stigmatized his great opponent as a political fanatic; but actualist as he claimed to be, 9 Hamilton could not see, or would not concede, the predominating forces in American life, and would uncompromisingly have minimized the two great political conquests of the colonial period - local selfgovernment and democracy.
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  • He came into notice first as an opponent of Pericles, to whom his advanced ideas were naturally unacceptable, and in his opposition somewhat curiously found himself acting in concert with the aristocrats, who equally hated and feared Pericles.
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  • Canovas entered the Cortes in 1854; he was made governor of Cadiz in 1857, sub-director of the state department in 1858, under-secretary at the home office in 1860, minister of the interior in 1864, minister of the colonies in 1865, minister of finance in 1866, and was exiled by Marshal Narvaez in the same year, afterwards becoming a bitter opponent of all the reactionary cabinets until the revolution of 1868.
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  • Louis recovered the old mark in 1348, drove his opponent from the land, and in 1350 made a treaty with his step-brothers, Louis the younger and Otto, at Frankforton-Oder, by which Brandenburg was handed over to Louis the younger and Otto.
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  • His brother is Anteros, the god of mutual love, who punishes those who do not return the love of others, without which Eros could not thrive; he is sometimes described as the opponent of Eros.
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  • But it should be borne in mind that, in the days of Gustavus, Vienna was by no means so essential to the existence of the Habsburg monarchy as it was in the days of Napoleon; and even Gustavus could not allow so dangerous an opponent as Tilly time to recover himself.
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  • But I am no ordinary opponent.
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  • His opponent was flailing again.
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  • Whether he meant Alex was a formidable opponent or he would side with Alex wasn't evident.
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  • The opponent, realizing the futility of his actions, will feel remorse.
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  • He was a vehement opponent of the new law.
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  • The Nationalists under Fenech-Adami were strongly in favor; the Labor party was an equally vehement opponent.
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  • If an opponent withdraws acquiescence after that time, the balance of proof has shifted.
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  • Alternatively, a first strike in a cyber war could disable an opponent's systems while keeping the aggressor 's intact.
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  • The fall-out from a no-holds barred " kill your opponent " verbal altercation can last for decades.
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  • Winning a combat round with a relative degree of +1 means you probably hit where the opponent is most heavily armored.
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  • They did not assassinate any opponent for any reason whatsoever, even for composing insult poetry.
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  • India, a staunch opponent of the Taliban, accused them of ' medieval barbarism ' .
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  • Tell your opponent if they are about to run a hoop after taking a half bisque.
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  • Force his opponent drugs booze or official wpt logo.
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  • A worthy opponent is waiting in the wings, the tough gritty Polish kick boxer Robert Nowak.
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  • Owen junior's opponent in the election was his father's brother-in-law, William Ormsby of Willowbrook.
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  • And to lower your opponent's marketshare, simply bulldoze the buildings around their stores (stations in Transport Tycoon ).
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  • Bunting rebutted the charges of ' white chauvinism ' spread by his factional opponent La Guma point by point.
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  • The only cheek he's going to be turning is his butt cheek in a salutary mooning of his stunned opponent!
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  • He was too chivalrous to abandon his opponent in an apparent extremity.
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  • The British champion from Eastbourne in Sussex brushed aside her sixth-seeded opponent in 37 minutes to set up a semi-final clash with Nicol David.
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  • He was a bitter opponent of the American colonists.
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  • Players take turns at hitting their opponent's conker.
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  • Forestall your opponent by seizing what he holds dear, and subtly contrive to time his arrival on the ground.
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  • Madeline pushed her opponent all the way in the quarter final but again the large partisan home crowd urged the local hero to victory.
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  • The royal duke served for 39 years as Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, as a resolute opponent of military reform.
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  • Chirac had hardly endeared himself to Schröder by openly courting his opponent, Edmund Stoiber, during the election campaign.
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  • However, players can be cruelly exposed whenever a ball or opponent does something unexpected.
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  • An exhausted opponent both were at frequently winds up stud an eye-catcher.
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  • Mischief and chaos opponent she says already foxy and include performances in.
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  • Making an unjustified complaint against an opponent will certainly not advance your cause and could prompt the ET to question your own good faith.
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  • Sure beats hiring a goon to break your opponent's knees.
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  • The fact is that Rooney stuck his boot into his opponent's groin in a violent manner.
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  • A direct hit on the breast plate will give your opponent a shock through the handle of the gun.
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  • One is to accept all interjections listed plus those accepted by at least one other opponent on appeal.
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  • Therefore, players are allowed to physically interpose their bodies between an opponent and the ball.
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  • For example, if I'm entering a Judo tournament, then my opponent is very likely to be a judo tournament, then my opponent is very likely to be a Judoka!
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  • His opponent flailed wildly and then fell limp - the fight nigh-on choked out of him.
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  • Than your opponent be doing something the cuckoo's nest a parents ' myth.
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  • For example, we catch an opponent offside to get a free-kick.
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  • Answer 2: Impedance occurs when a player intentionally obstructs an opponent by forming a block between the opponent and the ball.
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  • Use the break between rounds: After you have defeated the last opponent, a few seconds will elapse before the next round begins.
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  • A terrier is a formidable opponent for a fox.
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  • Nast was a staunch opponent of slavery and throughout the Civil War Nast produced patriotic drawings urging people to help crush the rebels.
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  • Protect the lender your insurer will long-time opponent of.
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  • That list typically today when you lines have provided senate opponent ed.
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  • Lincou's next opponent is Amr Shabana, who was totally outplayed by James Willstrop in the first two games.
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  • If the " penalty " ball is not potted, it is a foul, and seven points are awarded to the opponent.
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  • Another is when you preempt an opponent making an attack on you; this is called preemption from a state of waiting.
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  • His martial arts prowess is enhanced by the suit, making him a deadly opponent in hand to hand combat.
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  • For instance, sometimes the objective might be to flip an opponent's quoit out of play.
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  • Someone panicked and attacked an opponent who immediately retaliated.
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  • His opponent, Sen. John Kerry, does not support same-sex marriage, but he opposes the constitutional amendment and supports same-sex civil unions.
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  • He cut across and laid off a perfect ball as he was cynically scythed by a gasping opponent.
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  • Each location has been carefully designed for maximum satisfaction when beating the snot out of your opponent too.
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  • For example, guerrilla forces use stealth or surprise in order to counter an opponent's material or force supremacy.
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  • The Archduke was a skilled swordsman - a mighty opponent even without trickery.
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  • He would sooner buy an opponent a drink in a local tavern than take their head.
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  • Stepping inside, he again unleashed a superb left, catching his opponent off balance.
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  • He simply moved his opponent around before playing the ball into the area of the court Stiff had just vacated.
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  • Richard III's opponent at Bosworth, Henry Tudor Battle commenced by Norfolk leading the royal vanguard down the hill to meet the enemy.
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  • The opponent Mr Cook is the proprietor of a registration for the mark viper in respect of " Motor Vehicles " .
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  • Pitt the Elder was a particularly virulent opponent of the terms of the treaty.
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  • In 1800, Adams was again the Federalist candidate for the presidency, but the distrust of him in his own party, the popular disapproval of the Alien and Sedition Acts and the popularity of his opponent, Thomas Jefferson, combined to cause his defeat.
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  • Gallatin had always been a consistent opponent of slavery; he felt keenly, therefore, the attempts of the South to extend the slave power and confirm its existence, and the remnant of his strength was devoted in his last days to writing and distributing two able pamphlets against the war with Mexico.
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  • Calder, who had only 15 ships to his opponent's 20 and was nervous lest he should be overpowered, did not act with energy.
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  • But Peel lived to make ample and honourable amend for this unfortunate ebullition, for not only did he "fully and unequivocally withdraw the imputation which was thrown out in the heat of debate under an erroneous impression," but when the great free-trade battle had been won, he took the wreath of victory from his own brow, and placed it on that of his old opponent, in the following graceful words: - "The name which ought to be, and will be associated with the success of these measures, is not mine, or that of the noble Lord (Russell), but the name of one who, acting I believe from pure and disinterested motives, has, with untiring energy, made appeals to our reason, and has enforced those appeals with an eloquence the more to be admired because it was unaffected and unadorned; the name which ought to be chiefly associated with the success of these measures is the name of Richard Cobden."
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  • The great numerical superiority of the Federals enabled Sherman to press back the Confederates without a pitched battle, but the severity of the skirmishing may be judged from the casualties of the two armies (Sherman's about 26,000 men, Johnston's over io,000), and the obstinate steadiness of Johnston by the fact that his opponent hardly progressed more than one mile a day.
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  • Lord Lytton, in his poem of St Stephen's, alludes to "Tierney's airy tread," and praises his "light and yet vigorous" attack, in which he inflicted, "with a placid smile," a fatal wound on his opponent.
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  • Professor Sayce, one of the most distinguished of modern Assyriologists, writing as an opponent of the purely destructive "Higher Criticism," demands no more than that the Book of Genesis "shall take rank by the side of the other monuments of the past as the record of events which have actually happened and been handed on by credible men"; that it shall, in short, be admitted to be "a collection of ancient documents which have all the value of contemporaneous testimony," but which being in themselves "wrecks of vast literatures which extended over the Oriental world from a remote epoch," cannot be understood aright "except in the light of the contemporaneous literature of which they form a portion."
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  • Turenne followed, unable to do more than conform to his opponent's movements, and took post to defend Trier and Alsace.
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  • Hot-blooded and somewhat imperious, Basil was also generous and sympathetic. "His zeal for orthodoxy did not blind him to what was good in an opponent; and for the sake of peace and charity he was content to waive the use of orthodox terminology when it could be surrendered without a sacrifice of truth."
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  • An outspoken opponent of the policy of Manteuffel, he was refused promotion by the Prussian government, and in 1857 accepted the professorship of history at r °Tabingen.
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  • Much of the argument is thrown into the form of a dialogue between (1) Nestorius and an imaginary opponent Superianus, (2) Nestorius and Cyril.
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  • Pierce received °2 J4 electoral votes, and General Winfield Scott, his Whig opponent, only 42.
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  • With other radical Republicans Davis was a bitter opponent of Lincoln's plan for the reconstruction of the southern states, and on the 15th of February 1864 he reported from committee a bill placing the process of reconstruction under the control of Congress, and stipulating that the Confederate states, before resuming their former status in the Union, must disfranchise all important civil and military officers of the Confederacy, abolish slavery, and repudiate all debts incurred by or with the sanction of the Confederate government.
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  • It appears also that Darwin, having extended his theory of evolution as far as the rational and moral nature of man, in the Descent of Man, ended in his Autobiography by declaring his attitude to first and final causes to be that of an agnostic. Not that he was a materialist, and shortly before his death, in a conversation with Buchner, he maintained his agnosticism against his opponent's atheism.
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  • The Latin praevaricatio was specifically applied to the conduct in an action at law in which an advocate (praevaricator) in collusion with his opponent put up a bad case of defence.
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  • Here one uses the hands, especially the tips of the fingers, to feel the path and intention of the opponent 's movements.
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  • But you must judge accurately and watch out for any trap possibly laid by your opponent.
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  • Like the martial arts teacher it 's named for the Sensei Sudoku can be a surprisingly tricky opponent...
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  • Most short, two-handed weapons do not have the ability to trap an opponent 's weapon.
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  • They say he has an " unclean spirit " which hitherto has meant an opponent.
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  • Richard III 's opponent at Bosworth, Henry Tudor Battle commenced by Norfolk leading the royal vanguard down the hill to meet the enemy.
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  • The 2nd Marquis became the 1st Duke and was a vehement opponent of the Union of 1707.
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  • The opponent Mr Cook is the proprietor of a registration for the mark VIPER in respect of " Motor Vehicles ".
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  • A well-timed attack can really delay an opponent 's progress.
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  • Although a brave and clever warrior, his opponent Saladin was an equally wily campaigner.
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  • Captain Tennant proved a worthy opponent evading all these attacks.
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  • The formidable opponent was extremely intimidating to the young basketball team.
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  • All he wanted was to savor the sweet victory, but his modesty and humility kept him from doing so in front of his opponent.
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  • At the last second, Jimmy managed to jump up and deflect his opponent's shot into the hoop.
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  • In a political argument, resorting to name calling only alienates your opponent.
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  • In an attempt to debilitate her opponent on the video game, she moved his weapon so that he couldn't find it.
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  • The political candidate tried to impute some rather unfortunate insults to his opponent.
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  • Bicycle Clear Playing Cards: They're made of clear plastic, but your opponent still can't see your hand!
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  • In order to avoid the added stress, a cat may growl or hiss to show that he is a formidable opponent and perhaps cause the aggressor to seek a fight elsewhere.
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  • The fantasy team with the most points gets a win, while the opponent gets a loss.
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  • Each character can perform a chosen skill to either defend or damage an opponent.
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  • The goal is to defeat all three of your opponent's characters and deplete their health points to zero.
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  • By using the Ladder Game mode, the website will choose a random opponent for you.
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  • From multi-player online games to arcade games and those offering a live opponent to play with, there is something for even the most enthusiastic of players.
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  • One player is on defense and makes a four-inch "goal" by placing her index fingers flat on the table approximately four inches apart, pointing toward the opponent.
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  • It's also important to remain very aware of where you are in relation to your opponent, because body collisions are very common for people who are new to the sport.
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  • This game does allow you to choose what type of opponent you want to compete with depending on your rank.
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  • You can also view your win (or loss) to your opponent by viewing a replay from your or the opponent's prospective.
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  • You win the game by taking all of your opponents pieces or by blocking your opponent from making any more legal moves.
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  • If you can jump an opponent, you must do so.
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  • After you defeat a set number of enemies in Bookworm Adventures, you'll face off against a tougher "boss" opponent.
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  • In this game, you are presented with the choice of your opponent (rock, paper or scissors) and then you have to quickly decide which one either wins or loses against that choice.
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  • Keep in mind that you can steer your car in the air (how the physics for that work, I'll never know) so if you see an opponent 'float' towards them.
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  • When you land on an opponent from the air and take them out, you just executed a vertical take down.
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  • I got knocked into the air by a rival, hit a building, and sailed through the air onto another opponent.
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  • Hit it too soon and your opponent can read that.
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  • You spend most of your time avoiding enemies, but when you do engage an opponent in combat it's more awkward than watching dirty movies with the grandparents.
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  • This works with any Capcom fighter because of the 2D fighting system and depends on the skill level of your opponent.
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  • You don't just beat an opponent until the death.
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  • Like all its predecessors, it is a one-on-one and tag team fighting event where you can use punches, kicks and knock down methods to defeat your opponent.
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  • However, your sparring opponent will not be much of a challenge, so you can't really see how it will be in the actual fight.
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  • Fortunately, you can keep playing against the same opponent until you win.
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  • You play a single match with 8 bouts against an opponent, along with five tag match fights.
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  • You can play against a friend or a computer opponent.
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  • Double-taps allow you to quickly dash in all four directions (up, down, toward, away), and you'll need to dash if you want to keep up with your opponent.
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  • "Practice" is where you can hone your skills against a dummy CPU opponent, and "Tutorial" teaches you all you'll need to play the game, including basic movement, power shots, and combos.
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  • If you are having trouble finding a real live opponent and you have a broadband connection, then finding a random player online might be ideal for you.
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  • The Sega NFL games let you pick plays straight from the VMU so your opponent couldn't tell what you were picking.
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  • Using creatures, artifacts, sorcery, and enchantments with a deck of at least 40 cards, defeat your opponent by taking away all their life points (you start of with 20).
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  • Players use special moves or standard punches/kicks to take their opponent's life down to zero.
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  • In Drafting you have to get behind your opponent and follow them closely without touching or hitting them.
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  • Crash and crush your opponent's vehicles to score points.
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  • Danger Wheels: Blow up your opponent and race against the clock to collect extra fuel, time, and more.
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  • You get seven letter tiles and you must place them on the board to rack up points against your opponent.
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  • Imagine that any time you want to play a card game, you have a willing and enthusiastic opponent.
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  • After you get set up, the site emails you every time your opponent has made a move.
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  • And good riddance to waiting for your opponent to decide what to play!
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  • Basically, bouncing is when you take the inside line on an opponent in a turn and push them into the wall without heavy consequences.
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  • A rumored grenade in Halo 3 features a new opponent motion tracking system that has a ribcage that expands and lights up when in use.
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  • When it detects an opponent it turns yellow and bounces toward the enemy.
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  • Once the grenade is within a decent blast radius of the opponent, its ribcage light then turns red and blasts them with a blinding white light that sends the opponent falling down rag doll physics style.
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  • A naval battle simulation, Battleship gets you to place your ships within the confines of a grid with your opponent doing the same.
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  • For the Veterans, the true fun comes in Battle Mode where you try to make your opponent lose by "attacking" them to make it harder to hit the arrows.
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  • Jack Thompson is a Miami-based attorney at law who is an outspoken opponent against violence and sex in video games.
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  • It is actually really satisfying to reduce your opponent to Lego rubble with a light saber to the face, or to use the force to splash them against a wall.
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  • Sometimes you have to sacrifice a few points in order to prevent your opponent from raking in too many.
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  • Leaving certain bonus spaces free presents your opponent with an opportunity to rake in a lot of points and put the game away.
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  • Although you want to get as many points as possible when using the double or triple word score spots, you also need to think about defence, and prevent your opponent from using them.
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  • Literati is played in realtime against a live opponent.
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  • So, if you want to play a fast game, you need to choose a timed game to ensure your opponent plays quickly.
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  • Literati has a chat function, so you have the ability to type messages to your opponent or to anyone else who may be watching.
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  • Combat is turn-based, and you get to select what type of attack or spell you would like to use on an opponent.
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  • In addition to Challenge, there is also a versus mode where you challenge a computer-controlled opponent.
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  • The game field is split in half and by creating squares, you can push the dividing line toward your opponent's side.
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  • This way, when you approach the lineman challenge, you will be facing off against an "easier" opponent.
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  • You'll spend a fair amount of time waiting for an opponent, but it's worth it in the end.
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  • Don't play against anyone for real, just throw your opponent off the edge of the bridge.
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  • It needs some major tweaks to camera angles and the unbalanced ability to demolish an opponent by throwing explosive barrels at them from across the room.
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  • Among these is "juggling", or hitting an opponent into the air, then successively knocking the flying body before it hits the ground (and before the other player can react).
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  • Upon winning the match, players could perform finishing moves on their dazed opponent.
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  • Gory acts such as decapitation, pulling the arms off of an opponent, or tearing their bodies in half were just a few of the moves.
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  • Animality - Turn into an animal to defeat your opponent.
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  • Friendship - Offer the opponent a flower, box of chocolates or other token of friendliness.
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  • In particular, the "fatality" maneuvers, like tearing an opponent's heart out of his chest, were the cause for the controversy that surrounded the series.
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