adversary

All Noun
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  • Info An adversary is generally considered to be a person, group, or force that opposes and/or attacks.
  • That is to say, rather more than one-third of his adversary's. Cited from Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee, John Esten Cooke
  • During this time, the adversaries were so close that they could talk amongst each other.
  • See double agent for additional information adversary sources that a country has turned to its own side.
  • Usually this was a battle of words, but occasionally adversaries used physical force.
  • He has since been featured as the main adversary in the series featuring Bishop.
  • His view went beyond Germans to include the captured soldiers of his adversaries.
  • Often they encounter new and old friends, and also adversaries, along the way.
  • However he never really managed to achieve the success of his adversaries.
  • Eventually, cities began to take pride in their universities rather than look upon them as adversaries.
  • They exist today as adversaries to the kingdom, purpose and will of God.
  • For that reason he never uses a weapon with a greater reach than his adversary's.
  • For that reason he never uses a weapon with a greater reach than his adversary's.
  • The battle resulted in the complete victory of the Imperial forces over their adversaries.
  • Sulla followed his defeated adversary and won another victory in a very short time.
  • People who used to be adversaries finding themselves teamed up against a common cause.
  • He expected his adversary to drop, but nothing happened, and the man continued to close the range.
  • He must argue his man down; he must find his adversary's weak point. Cited from The Last Shot, by Frederick Palmer
  • My adversary's scheme became clear to me from start to finish. Cited from The Crystal Stopper, by Maurice LeBlanc
  • Commander Soballe brought his ship into a hard left turn toward his adversary.
  • During this run Ray was pushed and his adversaries tried to put him over.
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Words starting with adversary

Meaning of adversary

  • noun Someone who offers opposition