enemy

  • 1 Enemy — or enemies may refer to:In television:* Enemies ( Buffy episode), a Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode * Enemies ( Stargate SG 1 ), the Season 5 premiere episode of the science fiction television series Stargate SG 1 * Enemies (The West Wing ), the …

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  • 2 enemy — enemy, foe denote an individual or body of individuals that is hostile or that manifests hostility to another. Enemy usually stresses antagonism that arises from a cherished hatred or a desire to harm or destroy, but it may suggest nothing much… …

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  • 3 Enemy — En e*my, n.; pl. {Enemies}. [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 …

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  • 4 Enemy — Tempest of Violence Entwickler Anachronia Designer …

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  • 5 Enemy — (Enemy Mine) est un film américain réalisé par Wolfgang Petersen, sorti en 1985. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution …

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  • 6 enemy — early 13c., from O.Fr. enemi (12c.), earlier inimi (9c.) enemy, adversary, foe, demon, the Devil, from L. inimicus hostile, unfriendly; an enemy (Cf. It. nemico, Cat. enamic, Sp. enemigo, Port. inimigo), from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + amicu …

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  • 7 enemy — ► NOUN (pl. enemies) 1) a person who is actively opposed or hostile to someone or something. 2) (the enemy) (treated as sing. or pl. ) a hostile nation or its armed forces in time of war. 3) a thing that damages or opposes something: routine is… …

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  • 8 enemy — [en′ə mē] n. pl. enemies [ME & OFr enemi < L inimicus, unfriendly, enemy < in , not + amicus, friend: see AMIABLE] 1. a person who hates another, and wishes or tries to injure him; foe 2. a) a nation or force hostile to another; military or …

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  • 9 Enemy — En e*my, a. Hostile; inimical. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They . . . every day grow more enemy to God. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 enemy — index adversary, foe, rival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 enemy …

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  • 11 Enemy — Mine    Film de science fiction de Wolfgang Petersen, d après la nouvelle de Barry Longyear, avec Dennis Quaid, Louis Gosset.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1985   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 48    Résumé    Sur la planète Dracon, un… …

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  • 12 enemy — [n] someone hated or competed against adversary, agent, antagonist, archenemy, asperser, assailant, assassin, attacker, backbiter, bad person*, bandit, betrayer, calumniator, competitor, contender, criminal, defamer, defiler, detractor, disputant …

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  • 13 enemy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter, deadly, great, implacable, mortal, sworn ▪ biggest, worst ▪ dangerous …

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  • 14 enemy — en|e|my W2 [ˈenəmi] n plural enemies [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: enemi, from Latin inimicus, from amicus friend ] 1.) someone who hates you and wants to harm you ▪ She s a dangerous enemy to have. ▪ Cats and dogs have always been nat …

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  • 15 enemy — en|e|my [ enəmi ] noun count *** someone who is opposed to someone else and tries to do them harm: He must hide from his enemies while he is weak. make an enemy of someone: Worst of all is to make an enemy of the Minister. a political enemy: They …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 enemy */*/*/ — UK [ˈenəmɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms enemy : singular enemy plural enemies someone who is opposed to someone else and tries to do them harm He must hide from his enemies while he is weak. enemy of: They had been labelled enemies of the… …

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  • 17 enemy — 01. Bob and Larry have been [enemies] ever since Bob slept with Larry s girlfriend. 02. The men quickly searched the forest for signs of [enemy] soldiers. 03. The greatest [enemy] of racism is education. 04. The Premier called the environmental… …

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  • 18 enemy — n. 1) to conquer, overcome, rout an enemy 2) to confront, face an enemy 3) an arch, avowed, bitter, implacable, mortal, sworn; common; formidable, powerful; insidious; mutual; natural; political; secret enemy 4) a public enemy 5) (misc.) to be… …

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  • 19 enemy — /en euh mee/, n., pl. enemies, adj. n. 1. a person who feels hatred for, fosters harmful designs against, or engages in antagonistic activities against another; an adversary or opponent. 2. an armed foe; an opposing military force: The army… …

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  • 20 Enemy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Enemy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 enemy enemy Sgm: N 1 antagonist antagonist Sgm: N 1 foe foe foeman Sgm: N 1 open enemy open enemy bitter enemy Sgm: N 1 opponent opponent …

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