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archenemy

arch·en·e·my

archenemy

 
pronunciation:
arch e n mi
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: archenemies
definition 1: a chief or principal enemy.
synonyms:
adversary, enemy, foe, opponent
similar words:
antagonist, bÍte noire, nemesis
definition 2: (often cap.) the devil.
synonyms:
devil, Lucifer, Satan
similar words:
demon, fiend
Word Parts
The word archenemy contains the following part:
arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy Greek root that means first in rank or time
synonyms:
prim, princ, prot, proto