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opposites

noun
plural of opposite

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something that is as different as possible from something else
  • no matter what I say, you insist on the opposite

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“Opposites.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/opposites. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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