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noun. ['ˈædvɝˌsɛri'] someone who offers opposition.
- aversaire (Anglo-Norman)
- adversarius (Latin)
Rhymes with Adversary
How do you pronounce adversary?
Pronounce adversary as ˈædvərˌsɛri.
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Sentences with adversary
1. Noun, singular or mass
Claws are razor-sharp, able to slice and rip open prey or scratch at an adversary.
Sometimes a bankruptcy trustee will file adversary proceedings in a bankruptcy case.
Quotes about adversary
1. I'm a forgiver. I might not forget, but I forgive. My mother, father and older brother always told me: 'Don't hold grudges. If you do that, you don't lower yourself down to your adversary. Just treat people the way you want to be treated.' I honestly think that's why I was able to survive and have some success.
- Monte Irvin
2. Tragedy and adversary are the stones we sharpen our swords against so we can fight new battles.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon, Infinity
3. Thinking only begins at the point where we have come to know that Reason, glorified for centuries, is the most obstinate adversary of thinking.
- Martin Heidegger