Antagonist and Enemy


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Antagonist noun – One that is hostile toward another.
Usage example: please name the novel's hero and his antagonist

Enemy is a synonym for antagonist in opponent topic. In some cases you can use "Enemy" instead a noun "Antagonist", when it comes to topics like conflict, adversary, foe, person causing problem. popular alternative
Nearby Words: antagonistic, antagonism, antagonize
Synonyms for Antagonist


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Enemy noun – One that is hostile toward another.
Usage example: a beloved minister with no known enemies

Antagonist is a synonym for enemy in foe topic. You can use "Antagonist" instead a noun "Enemy", if it concerns topics such as conflict, opponent, someone hated or competed against. popular alternative
Synonyms for Enemy

How words are described

human human antagonist human enemy
old old antagonist old enemy
female female antagonist female enemy
common common antagonist common enemy
Other adjectives: regular, certain, true, dead, powerful, actual, real, dangerous, main, personal, ultimate, major, former, final, minor, mysterious, primary, worst, unknown, last, recurring, said.

Both words in one sentence

  • Evil Lawyer Joke Insert joke about how the Christians made him less evil by turning him into God's direct antagonist and enemy of mankind (God's people in particular).
  • Bad People Abuse Animals In the Bambi movies, the enemy and antagonist is Man.
  • No Antagonist Peer Gynt has no defined antagonist, unless you count the main character, who screws up splendidly and is his own worst enemy.
    Source: No Antagonist
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