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Synonyms for opponent

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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It was the courageous move of a leader who had taken up the gauntlet thrown down by his opponent.
To abandon the square was to lose it to his opponent and win for himself ignoble and immediate death before the jeering populace.
They saw the Black Chief step quickly back, his point upon the ground, while his opponent, his sword slipping from his fingers, clutched his breast, sank to his knees and then lunged forward upon his face.
Always it seemed to her that the Black Chief fought upon the defensive, or when he assumed to push his opponent, he neglected a thousand openings that her practiced eye beheld.
He wanted to hear more, and when his opponent arose he maneuvered the fight into a clinch over against the ropes.
It had not escaped him that his opponent was breathing in short, hoarse gasps, like a man who is dizzy with fatigue.
His opponents, Pir Fida Hashmi and Ansar Kayani, received 611 and 424 votes, respectively.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani Thursday said Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif had support of the people and opponents were afraid that they would lose general election in 2018.
D'vorah - D'Vorah is an insect-based fighter who destroys opponents by projecting her insects into the fighter's body and punches two holes in their body.
Prior Information Notice: Acquisition of applications to find foreign opponents.
PESHAWAR -- Provincial Minister for Communication Yousuf Ayub Khan Wednesday regretted that opponents of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) were actively engaged to defame the party by any mean.
Alabama should drop in the standings considering that all of the other top-four teams finish against opponents with a higher winning percentage.
London, June 20 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray is plotting to win Wimbledon by lobbing abuse at opponents.
The hands your opponents show down take a line of action that you need to remember.
The defending team should push up to keep all of the opponents in their half.