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antagonist

noun

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1 one that is hostile toward another
  • please name the novel's hero and his antagonist

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2 one that takes a position opposite another in a competition or conflict
  • his antagonist in the boxing match

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The first known use of antagonist was in 1555

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“Antagonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/antagonist. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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