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 for Opposite:
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  opposite \op"po*site\ ([o^]p"p[-o]*z[i^]t or
     [o^]p"p[-o]*s[i^]t), a. [F., fr. L. oppositus, p. p. of
     opponere. See Opponent.]
     1. Placed over against; standing or situated over against or
        in front; facing; -- often with to; as, a house opposite
        to the Exchange; the concert hall and the state theater
        stood opposite each other on the plaza.
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     2. Situated on the other end of an imaginary line passing
        through or near the middle of an intervening space or
        object; -- of one object with respect to another; as, the
        office is on the opposite side of town; -- also used both
        to describe two objects with respect to each other; as,
        the stores were on opposite ends of the mall.
     3. Applied to the other of two things which are entirely
        different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite
        extreme; antonyms have opposite meanings.
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     4. Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant;
        [1913 Webster]
              Novels, by which the reader is misled into another
              sort of pleasure opposite to that which is designed
              in an epic poem.                      --Dryden.
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              Particles of speech have divers, and sometimes
              almost opposite, significations.      --Locke.
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     5. (Bot.)
        (a) Set over against each other, but separated by the
            whole diameter of the stem, as two leaves at the same
        (b) Placed directly in front of another part or organ, as
            a stamen which stands before a petal.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Opposite \Op"po*site\, n.
     1. One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist. [Obs.]
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              The opposites of this day's strife.   --Shak.
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     2. That which is opposed or contrary in character or meaning;
        as, sweetness and its opposite; up is the opposite of
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              The virtuous man meets with more opposites and
              opponents than any other.             --Landor.
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     polar opposite that which is conspicuously different in
        most important respects.

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  146 Moby Thesaurus words for "opposite":
     across, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, against, alien,
     antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode, antipodean,
     antipodes, antipole, antithesis, antithetic, antithetical, antonym,
     antonymous, at cross-purposes, at opposite extremes, back to back,
     balancing, clashing, compensating, competitive, con, conflicting,
     confronting, contra, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive,
     contrarious, contrariwise, contrary, contrary to, contrast,
     contrasted, contrasting, converse, counter, counteractive,
     counterbalance, counterbalancing, countercheck, counterpoint,
     counterpoise, counterpoised, counterpole, counterterm,
     countervailing, cross, dead against, detrimental, different,
     differing, difficult, disaccordant, discordant, discrepant,
     dissentient, dissimilar, divergent, diverse, enemy,
     eyeball to eyeball, eyeball-to-eyeball, face to face, facing, foil,
     fractious, fronting, hard, harmful, hostile, in contact with,
     in contrast with, in front of, in opposition, in opposition to,
     inconsistent, independent, inimical, inverse, irreconcilable,
     just opposite, miserable, negative, noncooperative, nose to nose,
     not easy, obstinate, obverse, offset, on, opponent, opposed,
     opposing, opposite number, opposite to, oppositional, oppositive,
     oppugnant, over against, overthwart, perverse, polar, polaric,
     polarized, poles apart, recalcitrant, refractory, replica,
     repugnant, reverse, rigorous, rival, separate, setoff, sinister,
     squared off, stressful, the contrary, the other side, to, toward,
     troublesome, troublous, trying, unalike, unconnected,
     uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unlike, unpropitious,
     unrelated, unsimilar, untoward, up against, upon, versus,
     vis-a-vis, wretched

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