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enemy

en·e·my

enemy

 
 
pronunciation:
e n mi
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: enemies
definition 1: one who acts with or feels hostility toward another; adversary.
synonyms:
adversary, antagonist, foe
antonyms:
ally, friend
similar words:
archenemy, assailant, attacker, belligerent, combatant, opponent
definition 2: a hostile military force.
synonyms:
adversary, foe
similar words:
belligerent, power
definition 3: a hostile state or power.
synonyms:
belligerent, foe
similar words:
adversary, opposition, power
definition 4: something likely to be harmful or injurious.
synonyms:
curse, foe, pestilence, plague, scourge, thorn
similar words:
bÍte noire, bane, blight, evil, jinx, nemesis
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or belonging to a hostile military force or to the nation it represents.
the enemy flag
synonyms:
hostile
similar words:
opposing, rival, unfriendly
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  hate, relationship, war
Word Parts
The word enemy contains the following part:
am, ama, amor Latin root that means love, friendship
synonyms:
phil, philo, -philia, -phile