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Noun
Conflicts of interest or disputes
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Angry or violent struggle
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An event involving a number of sporting contests
“The series will feature a mouth-watering clash between the two top-ranked players.”
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Plural for a loud jarring sound, as of metal objects being struck together
“There was a loud clash of steel on steel as the swords collided, sparks exploding into being, before both warriors pulled away, circling each other warily.”
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Plural for a confrontation, or a state of hostility, between two or more factions
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“A titanic clash between the two armies seemed inevitable and imminent.”
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Plural for a hostile or vocal disagreement or argument
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“The clash between the two men underscored the two very different value systems they represented.”
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Plural for a mismatch or incompatibility between objects or colors
“What if they were totally unperturbed by what we would call a violent clash of colors, or were unmoved by what we would consider to be a ravishingly beautiful combination of colors?”
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Plural for a (typically inconvenient) coincidence of the timing of events or activities
“The clash of dates, meanwhile, is unfortunate, though it hardly constitutes a disaster.”
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Plural for a sudden loud, sharp noise
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Plural for a forceful collision of two things
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Plural for a state of uncertainty or indecisiveness
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Plural for a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition
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Plural for a loud, deep sound uttered by a person or crowd, generally as an expression of pain, anger, or approval
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Plural for behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt or damage
Verb
To strike or collide with a loud noise
“Their blades clash again, though both are a little less energetic than before.”
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To meet and come into violent conflict
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“Engaging in intensifying bouts of guerrilla warfare, the rebels would clash with the Spanish forces of Ximenez de Sandoval at the confluence of the now-famous Contramaestre and Cauto rivers.”
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To have a (usually forceful) disagreement
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“The only thing that would get in their way was each other, as the two would often clash about the best way to go about things.”
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To differ from, or not match with, something
“I worried that my boyfriend might pick a corsage that would clash with my dress.”
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To inconveniently occur at the same time
“The new dates would clash with the arrangements I had made for research in California during the summer.”
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To collide forcefully with something
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To confront or come up against
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To engage in a competition or contest
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To be unlike or dissimilar
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