opposition (n.)
presenting for combat, contesting, encounter
Cym IV.i.13[Cloten alone, of himself compared to Posthumus] more remarkable in single oppositions [i.e. person-to-person duelling]
Ham V.ii.168[Osrick to Hamlet] the opposition of your person in trial
LLL V.ii.728[Princess to King] excuse or hide / The liberal opposition of our spirits
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