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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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Time and again each scored a point and brought blood to his opponent's copper hide until both were red with gore; but neither seemed able to administer the coup de grace.
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.
Of the opponents, though, they knew little or nothing, and now as the two sides took their places upon the black and orange squares of the great jetan board Gahan obtained, for the first time, a close view of those who opposed him.
The move was indicative of the game that U-Dor intended playing--a game of blood, rather than of science--and evidenced his contempt for his opponents.
To this flow of words, not perhaps in the best taste, but characteristic of D'Artagnan, whose principal object was to divert his opponent's attention, Mordaunt did not reply, but continuing to turn around he succeeded in changing places with D'Artagnan.
Through the eighth round his opponent strove vainly to repeat the uppercut.
Twice in the tenth, Rivera put through the right-uppercut, lifted from waist to opponent's chin.
He wanted to hear more, and when his opponent arose he maneuvered the fight into a clinch over against the ropes.
If the opponent rushed into the gray semicircle closer to his body, Chapman, hitting with his right, struck the red-vector 1a deep bounce pass back up the left wall, and Chapman continued drifting forward along the black vector for two reasons.
Elmir Aliyev had an excellent match with his Norwegian opponent and then defeated a Romanian wrestler, having then defeated a representative of Georgia during the semifinals, passing to the finals.
For example, nowhere in the rules of football does it prescribe either that players must kick the ball out of play when an opponent is injured or that players must shake hands with members of the opposing team at the end of a match.
In his petition, Mr Khosa through his counsel Wasif Mehmood Qureshi stated that on July 26 he was given Form-47, which clearly depicted that he secured 71,964 votes against his opponent Ajmad Farooq Khosa's 71,854.
As per preliminary and unofficial results, Maj (r) Tahir Sadiq who was candidate for two National and one provincial assembly seats has defeated his opponents in NA-55 Attock by bagging 145,168 votes while his opponent Sheikh Aftab Ahmad PMLN secured 101,773 votes.
As per the unofficial results Maj or Tahir Sadiq who was candidate for two National and one provincial assembly seats has deleted his opponents in NA 55 Attock by bagging 145,168 votes while his opponent Sheikh Aftab Ahmad PMLN secured 101,773 votes.
As per preliminary and unofficial results, Maj A(r) Tahir Sadiq who was candidate for two National and one provincial assembly seats has defeated his opponents in NA-55 Attock by bagging 145,168 votes while his opponent Sheikh Aftab Ahmad PMLN secured 101,773 votes.