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  • noun Plural form of adversary.


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  • A spokeswoman said it said it used the term "adversaries" only in a general sense.

    Reuters: Top News

  • After the energy drinks-backed outfit stole a march on its title adversaries with the blown rear end - which diverts exhaust gases to improve airflow to the car's diffuser - other teams have been frantically playing a game of catch-up.

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • However, it would be refreshing to see a candidate that would protect the homeland, enforce existing immigration laws, negotiate with adversaries from a position of strength, lower taxes to stimulate economic activity, and one who would publicly tout the greatness of the USA and capitalism.

    Cheney beats back 2012 efforts

  • Overall, real dollars compared with real dollars spent by potential adversaries is a better measure.

    Matthew Yglesias » Defense Spending

  • Asking one guy to do that against 500+ adversaries is a little ridiculous.

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Things Will Burn

  • In Britain likewise, the battle against external adversaries is simultaneously conducted as the battle against enemies within: two recent acts of parliament, for instance, began requiring new citizens to declare allegiance to the monarch, to promise loyalty to the nation and its "democratic values," and to take a "Britishness" test ensuring proper integration into British society.

    Romantic Fear

  • Can somebody asks him why he thinks talking adversaries is a bad idea since he was released as a result of diplomacy of direct talk.

    Ellen asks McCain to walk her down the aisle

  • In the aftermath of the Cold War, two long-term adversaries were waxing nostalgic about their governments 'respective propaganda.

    Everything Old Is New Again

  • : There is a sense that the U.S. is preoccupied with Iraq, to the exclusion of focusing on long-term adversaries, strategic adversaries.

    CNN Transcript Feb 9, 2007

  • Filmed on location at an abandoned fort on an island off Boston, “Richard the Second” is a modern-dress version of the classic tragedy of a king whose inability to please allies and contain adversaries leads to his downfall and death.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat


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  • From the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne

    "Because,in fact, at some point, we're going to have to knock it off and accept we're bitter adversaries."

    November 29, 2010