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a group that opposes the death penalty
The French cabinet was unanimous in opposing NATO's bombing raids.
a merciless tyrant who kills all those who oppose him
There was a major campaign to oppose the building of a nuclear reactor.
Plans to drill for oil in the Arctic region are fiercely opposed by conservationists.
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