Antagonist and Friend


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

Friend is an antonym for antagonist in person causing problem topic.
Nearby Words: antagonistic, antagonism, antagonize
Antonyms for Antagonist


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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

Antagonist is an antonym for friend in topics: companion, confidant, benefactor.
Nearby Words: friendly, friendliness, friendship, friendless, friended
Antonyms for Friend
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How words are described

human human antagonist human friend
old old antagonist old friend
good good antagonist good friend
female female antagonist female friend
Other adjectives: common, true, dead, single, powerful, actual, real, big, bad, main, supposed, personal, former, mysterious, titular, last, said, aforementioned, long-time.

Both words in one sentence

  • This goes further in the sequel, where Harvey goes from obstructive friend to antagonist, and even gets one of them suspended from school.
  • Antagonist in Mourning Older Than Print, as it appears in The Bible in David's lament not just for his friend Jonathan but his antagonist Saul.
  • In Luther, the antagonist of the first series' final two episodes is DCI Ian Reed, Luther's friend and confidant, who is actually a Dirty Cop.
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