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adversary

adjective

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adversary

noun

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1 one that is hostile toward another
  • our old cat seemed to consider the new kitten an adversary

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2 one that takes a position opposite another in a competition or conflict
  • our adversaries in tomorrow's meet are from one of the top schools in the league

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“Adversary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adversary. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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