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122 in 131 verses (in OT : 109 in 118 verses) (in NT : 13 in 13 verses)


enemyn. [OF. enemi, F. ennemi, from L. inimicus; in- (negative) + amicus friend. See Amicable.].
     One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an enemy of or to a person; an enemy to truth, or to falsehood.  [1913 Webster]
    "To all good he enemy was still."  [1913 Webster]
    "I say unto you, Love your enemies."  [1913 Webster]
    "It was difficult in such a country to track the enemy. It was impossible to drive him to bay."
Syn. -- Foe; antagonist; opponent. See Adversary.
     Hostile; inimical.  [1913 Webster]
    "They . . . every day grow more enemy to God."  [1913 Webster]


enemy, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a person or group actively opposing or hostile to another, or to a cause etc.
2 a a hostile nation or army, esp. in war. b a member of this. c a hostile ship or aircraft.
3 (usu. foll. by of, to) an adversary or opponent.
4 a thing that harms or injures.
5 (attrib.) of or belonging to an enemy (destroyed by enemy action).

ME f. OF enemi f. L inimicus (as IN-(1), amicus friend)



adversary, adversative, adverse, aggressive, alien, antagonist, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, archenemy, assailant, attacker, battling, bellicose, belligerent, bitter enemy, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, chauvinist, chauvinistic, clashing, combatant, combative, competitive, competitor, con, conflicting, contender, contentious, contestant, contradictory, contrary, counter, cross, devil, disaccordant, dissentient, emulator, ferocious, fierce, fighting, foe, foeman, fractious, full of fight, hawkish, hostile, inimical, invader, jingo, jingoish, jingoist, jingoistic, martial, militant, militaristic, military, negative, noncooperative, obstinate, offensive, open enemy, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposing party, opposite, opposite camp, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, overthwart, perverse, public enemy, pugnacious, quarrelsome, recalcitrant, refractory, repugnant, rival, saber-rattling, sanguinary, sanguineous, savage, scrappy, soldierlike, soldierly, sworn enemy, the loyal opposition, the opposition, the other side, trigger-happy, truculent, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unpacific, unpeaceable, unpeaceful, unpropitious, warlike, warmongering, warring




N opponent, antagonist, adversary, adverse party, opposition, enemy, the other side, assailant, oppositionist, obstructive, brawler, wrangler, brangler, disputant, filibuster, obstructionist, malcontent, Jacobin, Fenian, demagogue, reactionist, rival, competitor, bete noir.


N enemy, antagonist, foe, foeman, open enemy, bitter enemy, opponent, back friend, public enemy, enemy to society, every hand being against one, he makes no friend who never made a foe, with friends like that, who needs enemies?, Lord protect me from my friends, I can protect myself from my enemies.


N hate, hatred, vials of hate, disaffection, disfavor, alienation, estrangement, coolness, enmity, animosity, umbrage, pique, grudge, dudgeon, spleen bitterness, bitterness of feeling, ill blood, bad blood, acrimony, malice, implacability, repugnance, misanthropy, demonophobia, gynephobia, negrophobia, odium, unpopularity, detestation, antipathy, object of hatred, object of execration, abomination, aversion, b=ete noire, enemy, bitter pill, source of annoyance, hating, abhorrent, averse from, set against, bitter, implacable, unloved, unbeloved, unlamented, undeplored, unmourned, uncared for, unendeared, un-valued, disliked, crossed in love, forsaken, rejected, lovelorn, jilted, obnoxious, hateful, odious, abominable, repulsive, offensive, shocking, disgusting, reprehensible, invidious, spiteful, malicious, insulting, irritating, provoking, at daggers drawn, not on speaking terms, at loggerheads, no love lost between.

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