oppugnant


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oppugnant

(əˈpʌɡnənt)
adj
rare combative, antagonistic, or contrary
opˈpugnancy n
opˈpugnantly adv
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These elements are regarded as opponent and oppugnant, but not contrary.
a unity born out of the coincidence of opponent and oppugnant forces that have their origin in a common source.