Examples of rivalry in a Sentence
There is a bitter rivalry between the two groups.
a strong sense of rivalry
Recent Examples of rivalry from the Web
Read more on KwaZulu-Natal court ruling here KwaZulu-Natal has been hit by bitter rivalries in the ANC, with the Institute for Security Studies recording about 100 political killings in the region since 2013.
While the rivalry is geopolitical, it also is colored by the battle between competing branches of Islam.
The two brothers have a natural, intense rivalry that extends beyond sports.
The Cardinals and the Dodgers have a great rivalry.
The Tigers had just lost 24-10 to Alabama -- its seventh straight setback in the rivalry.
Alarmingly, the scramble for spoils is bringing forth old rivalries and new conflicts across the Fertile Crescent.
While filling in for Kelly Ripa on Live With Kelly and Ryan Monday morning, Kim revealed that her kids are in the middle of some serious sibling rivalry.
Right behind that is the rivalry between the Jackson State and Southern University marching bands.
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First Known Use of rivalry
Synonymsball game, battle, combat, competition, conflict, confrontation, contention, dogfight, duel, face-off, grapple, match, contest, strife, struggle, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tug-of-war, war, warfare
Related Wordshorse race, nail-biter; showdown; clash, collision, discord, friction; argument, controversy, debate, disagreement, disputation, dispute, dissension (also dissention), quarrel, row, wrangle
Near Antonymsconcord, harmony, peace
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