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oppose

1. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit. Her grace sat down . . . In a rich chair of state; opposing freely The beauty of her person to the people. (Shak)

2. To put in opposition, with a view to counterbalance or countervail; to set against; to offer antagonistically. I may . . . Oppose my single opinion to his. (locke)

3. To resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand; as, to oppose the king in battle; to oppose a bill in Congress.

4. To compete with; to strive against; as, to oppose a rival for a prize. I am . . . Too weak To oppose your cunning. (Shak)

Synonym: To combat, withstand, contradict, deny, gainsay, oppugn, contravene, check, obstruct.

Origin: F. Opposer. See Ob-, Pose, and cf.2d Appose, Puzzle, Cf.L. Opponere, oppositum.


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prokartotes

... in eukaryotes are actually prokaryotes. thus i do not think that prokaryotes have organelles. can anyone please support my suggestion or oppose it with evidence??

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by Avishek890
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:13 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: prokartotes
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Re: Oh God, a debate!

Surely if you don't agree with a topic you oppose it. That is what debating is all about! A hint. Instead of trying to prove that your findings are significant in evolutionary terms, make them explain why they think they aren't!

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by animartco
Mon May 21, 2012 12:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Oh God, a debate!
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

Gavin I don’t think I can stick to 25 words or fewer, so please bear with me. Firstly I don’t oppose evolution in the strict meaning of change over time, by whaterver natural means. Evolution in that limited sense happens. What I don’t accept is that this natural course ...

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by scottie
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:44 pm
 
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Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

Scottie There's not much point in any further discussion about science and evidence. What I'm curious about is why you oppose evolution. Those who do are usually religious, but you say you believe in no gods. At least in no theistic gods. Are you a deist? But most versions of deistic ...

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by Gavin
Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:49 pm
 
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Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... that attempt to explain the observations. If a verifiable observation falsifies an hypothesis, the hypothesis must be rejected or revised. You oppose evolutionary theory. What observations do you have that falsify evolution? An incomplete fossil record IS NOT AN OBSERVATION. What you will not ...

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by Gavin
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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