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Definition of Adversary

Adversary

  1. One who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe.
  2. Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic.
  3. Having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit.

Adversary Quotations

Mere access to the courthouse doors does not by itself assure a proper functioning of the adversary process.
Thurgood Marshall

Cancer is such a ruthless adversary because it behaves as if it has its own fiendishly cunning agenda.
Paul Davies

Beware the wrath of a patient adversary.
John C. Calhoun

The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.
Michel Foucault

Our Heavenly Father loves us. He sent His Only Begotten Son to be our Savior. He knew that in mortality we would be in grave danger, the worst of it from the temptations of a terrible adversary. That is one of the reasons why the Savior has provided priesthood keys so that those with ears to hear and faith to obey could go to places of safety.
Henry B. Eyring
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Adversary Translations

adversary in Dutch is tegenstander
adversary in French is adversaire
adversary in German is Gegner, Gegnern
adversary in Norwegian is motstander
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