Synonyms to near thing

confrontation, allegory, analogy, antagonism, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, audience, balancing, bargaining, bargaining session, clashing, collision, collision course, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative grammar, comparative judgment, comparative linguistics, comparative literature, comparative method, compare, comparing, comparison, conclave, confab, confabulation, conference, conflict, confrontment, congress, consultation, contention, contradiction, contradistinction, contraindication, contraposition, contrariety, contrast, contrastiveness, convention, correlation, council, council fire, council of war, counterposition, cross-purposes, disagreement, discrepancy, discussion, distinction, distinctiveness, encounter, exchange of views, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, high-level talk, hostility, huddle, inconsistency, inimicalness, interchange of views, interview, joining, likening, matching, meeting, metaphor, narrow squeak, near-miss, negotiations, news conference, opposing, oppositeness, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, palaver, parallelis