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Adversary

Adversary refers to a party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Adversary
- Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic.
- Having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit.
2. Adversary
- One who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe.
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