Definition: opponent; enemy
Definition: opponent; enemy
Sentences Containing 'adversary'
Suddenly your adversary's checker disappears beneath the board, and the problem is to place yours nearest to where his will appear again.
Villefort's astonishment redoubled at this second thrust so forcibly made by his strange adversary.
The witnesses thought he was dead, but his adversary, who knew he had not struck him, offered him the assistance of his hand to rise.
The circumstance irritated instead of calming the general, and he rushed on his adversary.
Then, as he rolled on the ground, his adversary seized him by the hair, and struck him a third blow in the chest.
Eugenie bowed, not as a submissive daughter, but as an adversary prepared for a discussion.
said Eugenie -LRB- in a tone which a Vestal in the amphitheatre would have used, when urging the victorious gladiator to finish his vanquished adversary -RRB-.
Therefore, lady, let us, as I say, forestall his schemes by our activity, and let us depart at once in quest of fair fortune; for your highness is only kept from enjoying it as fully as you could desire by my delay in encountering your adversary."
Don Quixote examined his adversary, and found that he already had his helmet on and visor lowered, so that he could not see his face; he observed, however, that he was a sturdily built man, but not very tall in stature.
At this lucky moment and crisis, Don Quixote came upon his adversary, in trouble with his horse, and embarrassed with his lance, which he either could not manage, or had no time to lay in rest.
Your worship's great courage has been fully manifested already; no brave champion, so it strikes me, is bound to do more than challenge his enemy and wait for him on the field; if his adversary does not come, on him lies the disgrace, and he who waits for him carries off the crown of victory."
I walked through the streets; and, once more seeing my old adversary the butcher--now a constable, with his staff hanging up in the shop--went down to look at the place where I had fought him; and there meditated on Miss Shepherd and the eldest Miss Larkins, and all the idle loves and likings, and dislikings, of that time.
The first is, to gain over my adversary’s lawyer with a double fee, who will then betray his client by insinuating that he hath justice on his side.
The second way is for my lawyer to make my cause appear as unjust as he can, by allowing the cow to belong to my adversary: and this, if it be skilfully done, will certainly bespeak the favour of the bench.
According to Stoessinger, George W. Bush made the transition from pragmatist to crusader during his terms as President, developing misperceptions of himself in the process that have proven detrimental to finding peace in the Middle East. The second level is misperceptions of the adversary.
The third level is misperception of the intentions of the adversary and the last level is misperception of ability of the adversary.
Madam Efunroye Tinubu was an active adversary of the British Colonial Government of what is now Nigeria that was banished by it from Lagos to her native Abeokuta.
Suspicion concerning the Monster's abilities became almost universal when another adversary, Bombo Chevalier, stated that one of his own seconds had threatened to kill him unless he lost to Carnera.
In the "Malleus Maleficarum" (1486), Asmodeus was considered the demon of lust. Sebastien Michaelis said that his adversary is St.
Desperate to stabilize the situation, Frangieh dismissed Prime Minister Rashid al-Solh and called on his old adversary Karami to form a government on 1 July.
The Adversary Cycle is a series of six novels written by American author F. Paul Wilson.
Originally known as "The Nightworld Cycle" (this name is even printed in the front of some early editions of Nightworld), John Clute, in his section on F. Paul Wilson's work in "The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction", kept referring to "the Adversary."
The six novels that comprise The Adversary Cycle are (in chronological order): "The Tomb" and "The Touch" were initially written as stand-alone novels; it is only in "Nightworld" that they were retroactively made part of the Cycle as their respective protagonists all come together to fight the final battle against the Otherness.
Although these six books make up the "core" of "The Adversary Cycle", many more novels and short stories tie into the series.
For example "The Tomb" is also the start of the Repairman Jack series of novels, which quickly became deeply entwined with the Adversary Cycle.
They take place in the last three years before "Nightworld" and include some of the main characters from the original Adversary Cycle.
Reborn is the fourth volume in a series of six novels known as The Adversary Cycle written by American author F. Paul Wilson.
He was the adversary of Bartolomé de las Casas in the Valladolid Controversy in 1550 concerning the justification of the Spanish Conquest of the Indies.
Stringer deals with this by tricking his old adversary Omar into believing that Mouzone was responsible for the vicious killing of his partner in their feud in season one.
While today's decision requires only an administrative, evidentiary hearing, the inevitable logic of the approach taken will lead to constitutionally imposed, time-consuming delays of a full adversary process of administrative and judicial review.
The Adversary is the debut solo album by Emperor frontman Ihsahn.
This guarantees a low number of collisions in expectation, even if the data is chosen by an adversary.
A deterministic hash function cannot offer any guarantee in an adversarial setting if the size of formula_1 is greater than formula_8, since the adversary may choose formula_6 to be precisely the preimage of a bin.
As the above guarantees hold for any fixed set formula_6, they hold if the data set is chosen by an adversary.
However, the adversary has to make this choice before (or independent of) the algorithm's random choice of a hash function.
If the adversary can observe the random choice of the algorithm, randomness serves no purpose, and the situation is the same as deterministic hashing.
Broughton's old adversary, Rainolds, had been more successful than he in pressing upon the authorities the need of a revision, and when the translators were appointed, Broughton, to his intense chagrin, was not included among them.
During his consulship, his main adversary was the Plebeian Tribune Gaius Terentilius Harsa.
The trio help stop the murderous "Adversary" hundreds of years ago in the wilds of North America.
He soon finds himself longing for greater challenges and thrills, and dons the guise of the Riddler to challenge Batman, who he believes could possibly be a worthy adversary for him.
He is also well known for being Batman's most intelligent adversary.
The character is an adversary of Marvel's mutant characters, including the X-Men.
Paradoxically, the Honduran government found itself espousing positions similar to those supported by its traditional adversary, El Salvador.
The principle deity of Setianism is the ancient Egyptian god Set, or Seth, the god of adversary.
Friedrich Von Roehm, also known as the Black Rook is a Marvel Comics supervillain, and an adversary of the X-Men.
Nightworld is the sixth and final volume in a series of novels known as The Adversary Cycle written by American author F. Paul Wilson.
Nightworld completes The Adversary Cycle, which consists of six books: "The Keep", "The Tomb", "The Touch", "Reborn", "Reprisal", and "Nightworld".
The only one who can possibly stop the horror is Glaeken, an enfeebled old warrior who has battled the Adversary across the millennia.
This second success of adapting an Agatha Christie book led to the same company commissioning "The Secret Adversary" and "Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime" for their 1983 transmission.
Using the butt of his rifle, he felled 1 adversary and bayoneted a second, before his scouts came to his aid and assisted him in overcoming the others in hand-to-hand combat.
More Vocab Wordsemend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
adherent - supporter; follower
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
incur - bring upon oneself
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
tenet - doctrine; dogma
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm