hostile

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  • But even when they were both free, the area became hostile to their presence.
  • In fact the Spanish remained hostile and let only one ship a year enter.
  • Indeed this might be the only means in which it could be built in a hostile environment.
  • In many cases, such claims result in long-term hostile relations between neighbouring states.
  • She found most offensive the reading of her love letters before her eyes by a hostile police agent.
  • The reaction of some leading figures from the academic establishment has been very hostile.
  • The game world is occupied by human players and computer-controlled characters, both friendly and hostile.
  • As a result, the hostiles let him live, provided he did not cross the line around his house.
  • I was off after the hostiles when you came to the post and offered your services to the colonel. Cited from George at the Fort, by Harry Castlemon
  • The last thing you want to do is leave an angry agent in place, in a hostile service.
  • However, the judge was British and his opinion on French law could be limited or hostile.
  • Polybius has been noted to be hostile to some of his subject material.
  • However, the Native Americans living that area were very hostile towards the Spanish.
  • The main consequence of a bid being considered hostile is practical rather than legal.
  • Employees tend to be hostile knowing they could be given bad news on their performance.
  • Since the 1990s, economic scholarship has been more hostile to the idea of foreign aid.
  • However, relations between the two countries began as hostile.
  • Eventually, working conditions on the set of the series became very hostile and more hectic.
  • He claimed that the media were hostile to his presidency from the start.
  • He noted in his journal that they were confused and somewhat hostile towards the foreign visitors.
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Words starting with hostile

Meaning of hostile

  • noun Troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
    the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles
  • adjective Characterized by enmity or ill will
    a hostile nation, a hostile remark, hostile actions
  • adjective Not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally
    hostile naval and air forces