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antagonistically : Related Words Words similar in meaning to antagonistically

cold_war

  • noun a state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare
  • noun a state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States

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belligerent

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; fighter; battler.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    aggressive.
    • aggressive acts against another country
    • a belligerent tone

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indisposed

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb make unwilling
    indispose; disincline.

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antagonistic

  • adjective satellite indicating opposition or resistance
    counter.
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antipathetic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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slam-bang

  • adjective satellite violent and sudden and noisy
    • a slam-bang collision
  • adverb in a careless or reckless manner
    slapdash.
    • the shelves were put up slapdash

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slam

  • noun winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    sweep.
  • noun the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

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antagonize

  • verb provoke the hostility of
    antagonise.
    • Don't antagonize your boss
  • verb act in opposition to
    counteract; antagonise.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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counteract

  • verb act in opposition to
    antagonize; antagonise.
  • verb oppose or check by a counteraction
    countercheck.

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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head-on

  • adjective satellite characterized by direct opposition
    • a head-on confrontation
  • adjective satellite meeting front to front
    frontal.
    • a frontal attack
    • a head-on collision

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antipathetical

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    indisposed; loath; antipathetic; loth; averse.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antagonistic; antipathetic.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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opposer

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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latent

  • adjective satellite potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
    • a latent fingerprint
    • latent talent
  • adjective satellite (pathology) not presently active
    • latent infection
    • latent diabetes

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distaste

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    aversion; antipathy.

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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antipathetic

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    antipathetical; indisposed; loath; loth; averse.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antagonistic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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loth

  • adjective satellite unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
    loath; reluctant.
    • a reluctant smile
    • loath to admit a mistake
  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    antipathetical; indisposed; loath; antipathetic; averse.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request

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suspicion

  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    intuition; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

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antagonistically

  • adverb in an antagonistic manner
    • he behaves antagonistically toward his colleagues

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antipathy

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    distaste; aversion.
  • noun the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided
    • cats were his greatest antipathy

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state_of_war

  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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latent_hostility

  • noun feelings of hostility that are not manifest
    tension.
    • he could sense her latent hostility to him
    • the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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opponent

  • noun a contestant that you are matched against
    opposite; opposition.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; antagonist.

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inimical

  • adjective satellite not friendly
    unfriendly.
    • an unfriendly act of aggression
    • an inimical critic

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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cold_war

  • noun a state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare
  • noun a state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States

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antagonism

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; hostility.
  • noun the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
    • the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism

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hostility

  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    ill will.
    • he could not conceal his hostility
  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; antagonism.

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resister

  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; thwarter; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    opposer; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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loath

  • adjective satellite unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
    loth; reluctant.
    • a reluctant smile
    • loath to admit a mistake
  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    antipathetical; indisposed; antipathetic; loth; averse.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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opposing

  • adjective satellite characterized by active hostility
    opponent.
    • opponent (or opposing) armies
  • verb be against; express opposition to
    oppose.
    • We oppose the ban on abortion

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antagonise

  • verb act in opposition to
    counteract; antagonize.
  • verb provoke the hostility of
    antagonize.
    • Don't antagonize your boss

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adversary

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; antagonist; opponent.

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antagonist

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; opponent.
  • noun a muscle that relaxes while another contracts
    • when bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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hostile

  • noun troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
    • the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles
  • adjective characterized by enmity or ill will
    • a hostile nation
    • a hostile remark
    • hostile actions

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enmity

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    hostility; antagonism.
  • noun the feeling of a hostile person
    ill will; hostility.
    • he could no longer contain his hostility

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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unfriendly

  • adjective not easy to understand or use
    • user-unfriendly
  • adjective not disposed to friendship or friendliness
    • an unfriendly coldness of manner
    • an unfriendly action to take

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loggerhead

  • noun a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
    bonehead; shithead; hammerhead; dunce; knucklehead; dunderhead; blockhead; fuckhead; dumbass; lunkhead; numskull; muttonhead.
  • noun very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas
    loggerhead turtle; Caretta caretta.

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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at_loggerheads

  • adjective satellite in a dispute or confrontation
    • Sam and his parents were at loggerheads over the question of car privileges

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aggressive

  • adjective having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; positive in his convictions"
    • an aggressive businessman
    • an aggressive basketball player
    • he was aggressive and imperious
    • aggressive drivers
  • adjective satellite tending to spread quickly
    strong-growing; fast-growing.
    • an aggressive tumor

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ill_will

  • noun the feeling of a hostile person
    enmity; hostility.
    • he could no longer contain his hostility
  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    hostility.
    • he could not conceal his hostility

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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averse

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    antipathetical; indisposed; loath; antipathetic; loth.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request

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aversion

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    distaste; antipathy.
  • noun the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
    averting.
    • averting her gaze meant that she was angry

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