opponent


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one that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate

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a contestant that you are matched against

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characterized by active hostility

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As per the official results, Nosheen Gul Kharal defeated her opponent for the slot of vice president as she received 1,234 votes.
The ability to anticipate what your opponent is going to do when he hits the ball will determine how many of his shots you can return, and how well you can return them.
PML-N candidate of district council from UC Gorini, Mazhar Abbassi secured 5800 votes and won the contest his opponent PTI candidate Jamal Abbassi got 2600 votes.
Then she shots the opponent in the head, which causes blood to gush from the bullet hole.
He added: "It's winding up their opponent to get the opponent just to think about hitting them.
The fact I could see my opponent gave me the required information to make a winning decision in a marginal situation.
This force will take the opponent to his side and possibly his back (Photo 3).
On the Loovens case, the laws of football say a player is sent off for one of seven offences - and the only one of the seven which fits is if a player 'denies an obvious goalscoring opportunity to an opponent moving towards the player's goal by an offence punishable by a free-kick or penalty kick'.
Sep 30/Oct 1/2 PC: Opponent TBC; 7/8/9 PC: Opponent TBC; 14/15/16 GP: Leicester (A); 21/22/23 ECC: Opponent TBC; 28/29/30 ECC: Opponent TBC.
October: Sep 30/Oct1/2 PC: Opponent TBC; 7/8/9 PC: Opponent TBC; 14/15/16 GP: Leicester (away); 21/22/23 ECC: Opponent TBC; 28/29/30 ECC: Opponent TBC.
Even the most noble mission can be helped by a weighty opponent, according to management uberguru Warren Bennis, who explains that "most organizations have an implicit mission to destroy an adversary, and that is often more motivating than their explicit mission.
Bolden, her remaining opponent, beat the objections, including a claim that his petitions were not valid because he did not include "Chicago" as part of his address though the sheets clearly indicated that he lives in the city.
The state Republican Party and Bredesen's opponent, former U.
Their view of free speech is that there is no point in speaking if your opponent gets to be heard as well.