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1. antagonist

noun. ['ænˈtægənəst'] someone who offers opposition.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • foe
  • dueller
  • dueler
  • enemy
  • individual
  • adversary
  • mortal
  • foeman
  • Luddite
  • opponent
  • opposer
  • person
  • duelist
  • resister
  • opposition
  • duellist
  • withstander
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • antagonista (Latin)
  • ἀνταγωνιστής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Antagonist

  • protagonist

Example sentences of the word antagonist


1. Noun, singular or mass
Resolve the climax with the defeat of the antagonist by the protagonist and her friends.

Quotes containing the word antagonist


1. To fear is to have more faith in your antagonist than in Christ.
- D.L. Moody, The Overcoming Life

2. antagonist

noun. ['ænˈtægənəst'] a drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug.

Synonyms

  • narcotic antagonist
  • tamoxifen
  • estrogen antagonist

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • antagonista (Latin)
  • ἀνταγωνιστής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. antagonist

noun. ['ænˈtægənəst'] a muscle that relaxes while another contracts.

Antonyms

  • loser

Etymology

  • antagonista (Latin)
  • ἀνταγωνιστής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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