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  • The crawlway was Yossarian’s lifeline to outside from a plane about to fall, but Yossarian swore at it with seething antagonism, reviled it as an obstacle put there by providence as part of the plot that would destroy him.
  • ’Yes, of course,’ he conceded frigidly, his manner changing to one of edgy and defensive antagonism.
  • ’Your country doesn’t need your help any more,’ Yossarian reasoned with antagonism.
  • And it just wasn’t the same, for when Major Major, at the next meal, stepped from the food counter to sit with the others at the regular tables, he was frozen in his tracks by the impenetrable wall of antagonism thrown up by their faces and stood petrified with his tray quivering in his hands until Milo glided forward wordlessly to rescue him, by leading him tamely to his private table.
  • His cheeks grew tight with fury at the thought that he had just been duped into humiliation by a man who was almost the same age as he was and still only a captain, and he swung upon the chaplain avengingly with a look of such murderous antagonism that the chaplain began to tremble.
  • Colonel Korn assured him with a flat lack of conviction, and turned back chuckling to Yossarian, his disdainful merriment increasing at the sight of Yossarian’s unyielding expression of antagonism and distrust.

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  • the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism
  • Christian belief that Jesus said to give Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s, did much to remove the antagonism between church and state in countries with a Christian heritage.

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