converging (part of speech: verb)
opposing (part of speech: verb)
defying, checking, conflicting, antagonizing, confronting, hindering, countering, obstructing, counterattacking, crossing, objecting, disputing, interfering, impeding, opposing, contradicting, resisting, meddling, repulsing, oppressing, fighting, repressing, inhibiting, repelling, counteracting, rebuffing, disagreeing, challenging, suppressing, protesting
- Intercepting a letter bursting with good news, confiscating a hamper full of presents and prizes, pouring torrents of intoxicating wine into the sea, all this is a faint approximation for the Eugenic inaction of the ancestors of Stevenson. - "Eugenics and Other Evils", G. K. Chesterton.
- In any case he had a consummate amount of cool assurance intercepting people at that hour of the night or morning. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
- The latter, by running backward several paces, succeeds in intercepting the ball at a distance of say five feet beyond its first line- up. - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.