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disjunction, disjuncture, Disseverance, Disseverment, disunion, severance, partition, detachment, parting, separation.
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Correct spelling:
Vying
Definition:
Of Vis.

Synonyms:

adjective
comparative
in proportion, not positive, provisional, by comparison, metaphorical, with reservation, not absolute, contrastive.
opposing
rival.
verb
contending
contrasting, defending, antagonizing, Disputing, wrangling, arguing, bickering, conflicting, struggling, hassling, wrestling, Withstanding, clashing, standing, dissenting, contending, confronting, Quarreling, facing, Encountering, brawling, opposing, protesting, Resisting.
Examples of usage:
  1. The papers were vying with one another in devising effectual, if somewhat informal, means of dealing with the " red menace." – The Centralia Conspiracy by Ralph Chaplin
  2. At half- past two the great hall was crowded by women vying with each other in their beauty. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  3. Our two guns lay side by side, vying in brightness; their flints quite new and sharp, and standing up in a lively wide- awake sort of way, as much as to say, " If you do not let me go, I'll go bang off by myself!" – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. As it was country the girls were allowed to break rank, and keenly enjoyed gathering bouquets; they scrambled up the banks, vying with one another in getting the best specimens. – The Jolliest School of All by Angela Brazil
  5. Soon the older boys were vying with each other in acts of gallantry. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith

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