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enmity

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something.
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Examples

There may, however, be more to the conflict than just historical enmity.

Further change may even see the disappearance of religious enmity from our press boxes - or maybe that’s too much to ask.

enmity between Protestants and Catholics

decades of enmity between the two countries

This was also brought on by the bitter enmity between many players and their employers.

Indeed there is a long history of mutual enmity between the two countries which dates back some 400 years.

The two debates engaged major personalities in the discipline and a similar degree of enmity and venom.

The enmity of the tribes was old, and with independence their anxieties about one another became acute.

The gaiety with which they had set out had somehow vanished; and yet there was no enmity or malice between them.

Welles did indeed have enemies, although he had done his best to earn their enmity.

It was a military truce, but of course the political enmity persisted.

At least, we don’t feel enmity toward fellow human beings very often.

There had been a few attempts to sedate enmity in advance.

In other cases, there would be fierce debate, enmity and bitter recrimination.

By far the person radiating the most resentment and enmity was Will.

I promise to refrain from taking part in feuds and quarrels and from creating enmity.

What are the sources of enmity against us, and how could those sources be reduced?

Years of hatred and enmity were unleashed in the suicidal battle over Mongolia.

The locals said the family has no strong enmity with the accused.

Their feud dates back almost two centuries with a level of enmity that has only gathered strength over the passing years.

Blood is shed everywhere and millions perish as victims of enmity.

There he drove home his message that this had to be the focus if the decades of enmity between the countries were to be ended.