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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

I'm a forgiver. I might not forget, but I forgive. My mother, father and older brother always told me: 'Don't hold grudges. If you do that, you don't lower yourself down to your adversary. Just treat people the way you want to be treated.' I honestly think that's why I was able to survive and have some success.
Monte Irvin

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

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

My adversary is the world of finance.
Francois Hollande

Those who are preparing for the coming of Christ should be sober, and watch unto prayer, for our adversary, the Devil, goeth about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour; whom we are to resist steadfast in the faith.
Ellen G. White
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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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