ha stihl [or] ha staIl
definition 1: of or relating to an enemy or antagonist.
example: The hostile army was preparing its attack on our forces.
example: The two hostile nations seem to be on the brink of war.
definition 2: feeling or showing dislike, ill will, or antagonism.
example: The teenager responded to her mother’s criticism with a hostile remark.
example: The hostile look she gave him made it clear that there was no chance of a reconciliation.
example: The hostile prisoner was restrained by the police.
definition 3: disagreeable or disadvantageous; inhospitable.
example: Antarctica has a hostile climate.
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