opposing (part of speech: verb)
defying, checking, conflicting, antagonizing, confronting, hindering, countering, objecting, counterattacking, crossing, meddling, disputing, intercepting, impeding, obstructing, contradicting, resisting, interfering, repulsing, opposing, fighting, repressing, inhibiting, repelling, counteracting, rebuffing, disagreeing, challenging, suppressing, protesting
dominating (part of speech: verb)
overcoming, lording, surmounting, subordinating, ruling, commanding, predominating, bettering, mastering, overseeing, vanquishing, prevailing, presiding, conquering, winning, succeeding, triumphing, dominating
prohibiting (part of speech: verb)
curtailing, forbidding, precluding, blocking, disapproving, restricting, prohibiting, constraining, barring, outlawing, restraining, controlling, denying, banning, curbing, refusing, preventing, rejecting, disqualifying, disallowing
- Far from complaining of the added weight of afflictions oppressing me at this hour I feel I cannot but welcome with feelings of thankfulness and humility such tribulations enabling me to taste the cup the Martyr- Prophet of our beloved Faith drained so heroically a hundred years ago. - "Citadel of Faith", Shoghi Effendi.
- While Elza was speaking, Eliza had turned paler and paler; a slight tremor passed through her whole frame, and she compressed her lips firmly, as if to restrain the cry oppressing her bosom. - "Andreas Hofer", Lousia Muhlbach.
- The courts did deal with Indian- white conflicts to a certain extent, but, as noted before, the local justices were often the very persons the Indians accused of oppressing them. - "Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660", Wilcomb E. Washburn.