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Roget category 710

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.4. Antagonism
›› 5.4.2. Active antagonism

#710. Opponent


opponent, antagonist, adversaryadverse party, oppositionenemy etc. 891the other sideassailant.
oppositionist, obstructivebrawler, wrangler, brangler, disputantfilibuster [U.S.], obstructionist.
malcontentJacobin, Feniandemagogue, reactionist.
rival, competitor.
bete noir [Fr.].

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