adversary adversary  /ˈæd vər ˌsɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who offers opposition

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. An adversary would need an approximately 40% increase in the troop level to compensate for this advantage.
  2. AQI remains a dangerous adversary for the American military and the Iraqi government.
  3. An advancing force cannot see its adversary.

News

  1. Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Who Will Be Under More Pressure In Games 3 and 4?

    After breaking up one team’s impressive stretch of home dominance to hasten their Campbell Bowl victory, the Chicago Blackhawks must do the same to another adversary if they are to win the Stanley Cup. The final is deadlocked at 1-1 going into Monday night’s Game 3, which the Boston Bruins will host on the heels of a potentially vital 2-1 overtime triumph in Saturday’s Game 2. But will splitting ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Two holes wreck Garcia's hopes at U.S. Open

    By Larry Fine ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia began his U.S. Open week trying to dig himself out of a hole after earlier offending Tiger Woods and ended it wondering what might have been were it not for the 14th and 15th holes at Merion. Garcia repeatedly apologized about an insensitive joke he had made a month ago about inviting longtime adversary Woods for fried chicken during ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Golf-Two holes wreck Garcia's hopes at U.S. Open

    By Larry Fine ARDMORE, Pennsylvania, June 16 (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia began his U.S. Open week trying to dig himself out of a hole after earlier offending Tiger Woods and ended it wondering what might have been were it not for the 14th and 15th holes at Merion. Garcia repeatedly apologised about an insensitive joke he had made a month ago about inviting longtime adversary Woods for fried ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The adversary to be defeated is extremely strong," Castro wrote Tuesday, referring to the United States. "However, we have been able to keep it at bay for half a century."
    on Feb 19, 2006 By: Castro Source: 940 News

  2. "Time and again, we've learned that quickly piecing together information and taking swift action is critical to staying one step ahead of a nimble adversary," Obama said.
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Daily News

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