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adversary

ad·ver·sar·y

adversary

 
 
pronunciation:
aed vr seI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: adversaries
definition: a person, group, or thing opposed to another; opponent; enemy.
The two countries had been adversaries during the war.His lack of confidence is his only adversary when it comes to success.She resented it when her office adversary was promoted over her.
synonyms:
antagonist, enemy, foe, opponent, rival
antonyms:
ally, supporter
similar words:
archenemy, assailant, attacker, competition, competitor, disputant, opposition
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