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  • n  a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
  • n  actions counter to the main group activity
    political crosscurrents disrupted the conference

  • The moods vary, but the effect is always an intricate crosscurrent of sound stirring to restlessly shifting rhythms.
  • Daisies from the Killing Ground (D-Day) For returning vets, Normandy brings a crosscurrent of emotions Overpaid, Oversexed, Over Here (D-Day).
  • Sir: Your objectivity is refreshing, and is, indeed, a crosscurrent in the sea of biased, erroneous information about Eastern Europe with which the American people have been .

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