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Synonyms for archenemy

one who is hostile to or opposes the purposes or interests of another

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This scheme sounds like Harry's archnemesis Voldemort's plans to become the supreme power over the magical and non-magical world.
The highlight of this day of, let's face it, almost totally imaginary sadism, will be watching England gain glorious revenge for the re-election of archnemesis and Fifa president Sepp Blatter by beating his country Switzerland in a Euro 2012 qualifier, or what the tabloids will be billing as Bring Us The Head Of Blatter On A Platter Day.
IT'S been three years since Austin Powers, that swinging international man of mystery, has faced his archnemesis, Dr Evil.
With the Ministry of Magic in ltrated by Lord Voldemort and his minions, Harry (Daniel Radcli e), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) must leave Hogwarts and go into hiding while trying to nd the Horcruxes that give their archnemesis his immortality.
In one of the other big presentations that day was DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures promoted Megamind, about a supervillain who succumbs to ennui after doing in his archnemesis.
ENGLAND'S Martin Johnson has confronted Australia's obsession with their archnemesis Jonny Wilkinson and told them: "Get over it".
The water might be sparkling in the sunlight, its gentle waves lapping at the shore, but for the next five minutes of my life, the sea will be my archnemesis.
In February 1999, Papandreou was appointed foreign minister of Greece at an especially tense and dangerous moment in the country's relationship with its archnemesis, Turkey.
lt;p>Just about a month after the Win 7 launch, Microsoft's archnemesis, Google, released its Chrome operating system to the open-source community.
Welcome to UCLA's running back logjam, not quite the caliber of what archnemesis USC dealt with last season, but the depth is providing the Bruins coaching staff with options, even it means very little chance for some involved.
What follows is a series of adventures, culminating in a hairbreadth escape for Renard after he once again dupes his archnemesis Ysengrin.
And, with April showers sweeping the Midlands, the Bears believe that the man behind the fruit-munching hero can help protect them from his archnemesis, The Weatherman.
Fiorello, who grows equally agitated talking about the man he speaks of as an archnemesis, fired back: "The only conspiracy has been the one perpetrated by Massad and his noblemen .
Meanwhile, Harry, tortured by nightmares of a returning Lord Voldemort, receives aid and mentoring from Alastor "Mad Eye" Moody (Brendan Gleeson), the new Defense Against the Dark Arts instructor, and struggles to prove his mettle in a series of increasingly dangerous and deadly challenges that take him into the very lair of his archnemesis, played by Ralph Fiennes with a nastiness we haven't seen since Schindler's List.
Cuba's long-time archnemesis Roger Noriega announced his resignation as US assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, the last in a series of government platforms from which he has been taking pot shots at Cuban President Fidel Castro for the last 20 years.