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Synonyms for archenemy

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

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Papa Smurf (voiced by Jonathan Winters) experiences a horrifying vision of arch-nemesis Gargamel (Hank Azaria).
The latest installment of the action adventure series sees him reunite with Jude Law's Watson to bring down arch-nemesis Professor Moriarty.
Felton, 23, has played Harry Potter's arch-nemesis Draco Malfoy for the past 10 years.
Appearing relaxed in a yellow pastel polo shirt, Federer said his arch-nemesis Nadal, who he trails 14-8 in a rivalry that his lit up the men s circuit, would be ready to play despite struggling to shake off a flu.
Faking his death during a duel with arch-nemesis the Phantom (John Turturro), he heads to America where he becomes Australian crimper Scrappy Coco.
Batman's primary conflicts in the film include his fight against his arch-nemesis the Joker (Heath Ledger) and his strained friendship with district attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart).
It also suggested, without having to say so explicitly, that Israel is the bastard child of Satan, the troublemaking twin of its arch-nemesis Iran.
It acts," Yanukovych said during a visit to Washington DC on 4 December - his remark a subtle jibe at his strongly pro-western President and arch-nemesis Viktor Yushchenko.
Fortunately, she has a group of friends and the pluck to keep on surfin' even when attack submarines, in the form of Tiffany and her old arch-nemesis Sterling (or Fourteen Karat), are lurking in the troubled waters of her high school.
Think: Detective Goren's (Vincent D'Onofrio) arch-nemesis Nicole Wallace (Olivia D'Abo) returns for more manipulations, but her fate is unsure: The East Coast and the West Coast will see different versions - one in which she's killed and one in which she yet again escapes.
If anything will rile fellow housemate Mel it is the fact that he's gone and snogged her arch-nemesis, Nasty Nick's replacement Claire Strutton.
His arch-nemesis, Saddam Hussein, had brutally gassed 6,000 Kurds, executed a British journalist, and threatened to burn half of Israel with chemical weapons.
As Stewie, Peter's diabolical young son, players match their wits against his arch-nemesis and half-brother Bertram as they also vie to take over the world.
While followers of the anime alone can only guess at what's in store for Saitama this second season, a rumor among longtime fans of the source material have pointed at a character named Garou to be a possible arch-nemesis to the mighty Saitama.
What fond recollections I have of the picture houses and the weekly cliffhanger serials, including Don Kenyon, the submariner, Dick Tracy, the detective, and, of course, the unforgettable Flash Gordon, with his arch-nemesis Ming the Merciless.