Adversary and Friend


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Adversary noun – One that is hostile toward another.
Usage example: our old cat seemed to consider the new kitten an adversary

Friend is an antonym for adversary in opponent topic.
Nearby Word: adversarial
Antonyms for Adversary


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Friend noun – A person who has a strong liking for and trust in another.
Usage example: really close friends who like to do everything together and are always sharing secrets

Adversary is an antonym for friend in companion topic.
Nearby Words: friendly, friendliness, friendship, friendless, friended
Antonyms for Friend
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How words are described

beloved beloved adversary beloved friend
close close adversary close friend
old old adversary old friend
female female adversary female friend
Other adjectives: common, alien, single, powerful, actual, real, great, main, personal, new, former, mysterious, greatest, long-time, longtime, younger.

Both words in one sentence

  • Soon after the adversary replied that she was not there, Garrett was passing by and his friend told the adversary Garrett could play better.
  • Film / Baby Boy As Jody deals with the increasing pressures of adult responsibility, he also contends with his troubled best friend Sweetpea and new adversary Rodney.
  • Please Kill Me If It Satisfies You Snowe Vingerhut of Suikoden IV offers this to his former friend turned adversary Lazlo several times.
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