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to cause a disagreement or argument between people
to cause two people or groups to fight each other although they were in a friendly relationship before
to make people argue and damage their relationship
to make a relationship uncomfortable and not friendly
to start a fight or argument
to create a difference between the people or groups involved in something
to be the cause of disagreement between people, especially within a group
to cause two people or groups to disagree or be unfriendly to one another, especially in order to gain an advantage for yourself
to keep control over people who might oppose you, by encouraging disagreement or fighting among them
to make two people or groups oppose each other so that you can gain something
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
to get a score in golf of one shot more than par
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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