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enemy

Roget category 891

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.3. Sympathetic affections
›› 6.3.1. Social affections

#891. Enemy

noun

enemyantagonistfoe, foemanopen enemy, bitter enemy, opponent etc. 710back friend.
public enemy, enemy to society.

phrase

every hand being against onehe makes no friend who never made a foe" [Tennyson]. with friends like that, who needs enemies —? Lord protect me from my friendsI can protect myself from my enemies.



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