Opposing in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Opposing

That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side. | present participle of oppose

Short Example Sentences for Opposing

  • 1. National and international are not opposing principles. 🔊
  • 2. Two played at it: the opposing candidates. 🔊
  • 3. She stood up with an opposing air of surprise and alarm. 🔊
  • 4. Here are five cases; and there is no opposing instance. 🔊
  • 5. The Vicar was dragged by two opposing forces. 🔊
  • 6. The shouting was heard as far as the opposing Armada. 🔊
  • 7. Other instances of opposing qualities will be noticed as this work proceeds. 🔊
  • 8. More than one man in the opposing force watched him as if fascinated. 🔊
  • 9. The angry voices clashed against each other and fell like opposing waves. 🔊
  • 10. And then a man was seen to leave the opposing ranks and walk towards them. 🔊

How to use Opposing in Sentences?

  • 1. Evidently the opposing side did not feel capable of competing with so much oratory as that. 🔊
  • 2. But the opposing forces of 1851 were very different from those of five years later. 🔊
  • 3. It was a picturesque sight when the opposing teams were ready to commence play. 🔊
  • 4. It has remained for the war to bring the members of these opposing groups together. 🔊
  • 5. By opposing these remedies thou shalt conquer the appearance, nor be led captive by it. 🔊
  • 6. The Germans, seeing but one man opposing their path, rushed forward to make him a prisoner. 🔊
  • 7. The War Chief now issued from among his redskins, and made overtures to the opposing force. 🔊
  • 8. The opposing commanders in the beginning of the engagement were Frederick Charles and Benedek. 🔊
  • 9. It is not that the student should not know the arguments opposing the ideas of the advocates of peace by arbitration. 🔊
  • 10. In a case like this the devil is overcome by scorning and despising him, not by opposing him and arguing with him. 🔊
  • 11. If the forces for spiritual character be divided, how easily do the opposing forces enter in and occupy! 🔊
  • 12. And what would remain of art if it had not this power of suggestion by which it comes to us and wins the victory over every opposing idea? 🔊
  • 13. This brought his own vessels into the arrangement of two harrows, each pointing the apex against the designated vessels of the opposing squadron. 🔊
  • 14. As they toiled up the opposing ascent, the gap was closed upon them, and they were surrounded on every side. 🔊
  • 15. The enemy were as eager to take his scalp as his own people were to save it, and the opposing warriors came together in a hot melee. 🔊
  • 16. All day our soldiers and the Germans were talking and singing half-way between the opposing trenches. 🔊
  • 17. And a henpecked husband always makes a great show of opposing everything that looks toward the enlargement of the work or privileges of women. 🔊
  • 18. Two opposing principles, the conservative and the progressive, had struggled for victory, and the progressive principle had won. 🔊
  • 19. Molly was one of the nominees for secretary and, standing beside a nominee from the opposing side, she also shone in comparison. 🔊
  • 20. Men cursed, slashed, stabbed and discharged revolvers at each other, while the horses of the opposing forces fought as well as their riders. 🔊
  • 21. So I fired the two shots as had been arranged and presently heard the sound of distant shoutings on the slope of the opposing ridge. 🔊
  • 22. Horses that are thus stopped, set themselves against the bit, extending their neck, and require an arm of iron and a most violent opposing force. 🔊
  • 23. But the vivifying and deepening power of the Germanic spirit has here, more than in any other domain, destroyed the opposing force of inertia. 🔊
  • 24. Once, however, a huge butterfly, twelve inches from tip to tip, fluttered high over their mastheads and drifted across to the opposing jungle. 🔊
  • 25. Whenever I bump up against an opposing personality and my smooth progress is impeded, I secretly blame the opposer. 🔊