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ho sti luh tee

  • n  a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    he could not conceal his hostility
  • n  a state of deep-seated ill-will
  • n  the feeling of a hostile person
    he could no longer contain his hostility
  • n  violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

  • But the North's serial hostility in the first months of the Administration took Washington by surprise.
  • We cannot disguise hostility towards any religion behind the pretence of liberalism.
  • While there's no doubt of Zardari's sincerity in his hostility toward the militants, he simply does not call the shots in Pakistan a fact India's leaders may be more .
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  • Dog dispute led to murder, cops say
    Two neighbors' ongoing hostility over a barking dog apparently led to murder at an Albuquerque gas station Tuesday morning.
    June 18, 2013 - KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque
  • The "LGBT Gap"
    Mark Silk, the Sage of Hartford, looks at the new Pew numbers that compare the perceptions of the LGBT community as to the hostility of various religious groups versus the attitudes towards the LGBT community held by the adherents of different religion. That largest gap between those two numbers?
    June 18, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter
  • Catholic religious order opens abuse files
    A Roman Catholic religious order based in the Midwest is releasing an unusually candid report admitting it failed victims of clergy sex abuse. The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph opened its files going back decades to outside experts. The report released Tuesday found the friars treated many victims with hostility. Until 2004, most of the money the religious order spent on responding ...
    June 18, 2013 - WISC-TV Madison

  • Mark Regev in Newsweek
    Even Israel's government spokesman, Mark Regev, said after the test that Israel "does not desire hostility and conflict with Iran."
  • Pope Benedict XVI in BBC News
    What happened on Bloody Sunday strengthened the Provisional IRA, increased (Irish) nationalist resentment and hostility towards the army, and exacerbated the violent conflict of the years that followed. Bloody Sunday was a tragedy for the bereaved... Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate,_Baron_Saville_of_Newdigate&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHlq2vv-W6Ai_611xAFDVV1XU8sqA The Associated Press Jun 15, 2010 48305 65419 hostility The Pope told pilgrims that the bitter fruits of recrimination and hostility can be overcome".

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