enmity


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deep-seated hatred, as between longtime opponents or rivals

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Men in general are incapable of philosophy, and are therefore at enmity with the philosopher; but their misunderstanding of him is unavoidable: for they have never seen him as he truly is in his own image; they are only acquainted with artificial systems possessing no native force of truth--words which admit of many applications.
It may be natural enough that, in her ignorance of the relationship, she should feel some degree of enmity against her, but no good or amiable woman would be capable of evincing that bitter, cold-blooded, designing malice towards a fancied rival that I have observed in her.'
My father might see the letter--and--he has not any enmity, I believe, but he views things differently from me; he thinks a great deal about wealth and position.
Through the man's brain passed plan after plan whereby he might thwart the escape of the Englishman and his wife, for so long as the vital spark remained within the vindictive brain of Alexander Paulvitch none who had aroused the enmity of the Russian might be entirely safe.
Life itself depended upon his reaching the Kincaid and enlisting the survivors of the ship's crew in his service, for to be abandoned here amidst the dangers of the African jungle where he had won the enmity of the natives was, he well knew, practically equivalent to a sentence of death.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 30 (ANI): A man was shot dead on Wednesday by three unidentified persons while his aunt received injuries in southeast Delhi's Badarpur area, in a case apparently related to old enmity, police said.
PESHAWAR -- Four people, including a woman, were killed over an old enmity in Regi area of the provincial capital on Saturday, police said.
SARGODHA -- A man was gunned down over an old enmity in Midh Ranjha police limits here on Thursday.
SIALKOT -- Eight armed suspects allegedly kidnapped an infant after shooting his elder sister dead over an old enmity in Pasrur tehsil here on Wednesday.
Initial investigations revealed that the incident was the result of an old enmity. Police said that the deceased, along with his son Muzammil Irfan, Hamza Butt, Javed Butt and others, was returning home after offering funeral prayers at Miani Shahid graveyard.
Jacobabad -- Old enmity took three lives in Jacobabad on Wednesday
According to media report land lord was killed brutally by armed group over old enmity in Chak No 54 North and the accused made good escape from the scene.
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday commuted the death sentence of an accused, convicted of committing murder in the city court, over a personal enmity. The court heard the plea filed by Liaqat against death sentence and over-turned the sentence into life term.
Line officer Landi Kotal Swalzer Khan Afridi said that since long Musharref and Noorzali groups had enmity and last day an armed person of former group shot and killed his enemy, Musharref on the spot.
Police said that the incident appears to be one of personal enmity.