crossing (n.)
thwarting, opposing, challenging, contradiction
1H4 III.i.33[Glendower to Hotspur] of many men / I do not bear these crossings
Cor III.ii.21[Volumnia to Coriolanus, of the Plebeians] Lesser had been / The crossing of your dispositions, if / You had not showed them how ye were disposed / Ere they lacked power to cross you [F things]
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