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1. enemy

noun. ['ˈɛnəmi'] an opposing military force.

Synonyms

  • force
  • military force
  • foe
  • foeman
  • military group
  • opposition

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • enemi (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inimicus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Enemy

  • mcmenamy

How do you pronounce enemy?

Pronounce enemy as ˈɛnəmi.

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How do you spell enemy? Is it enemey ?

A common misspelling of enemy is enemey

Example sentences of the word enemy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Gravity can be your best friend or worst enemy when you are living with acid reflux.

Quotes containing the word enemy


1. Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
- Isaac Newton

2. Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
- Frank Sinatra

3. Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
- Nagarjuna

2. enemy

noun. ['ˈɛnəmi'] an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force).

Synonyms

  • besieger
  • antagonist
  • foeman
  • opponent
  • opposer
  • resister
  • opposition
  • adversary

Antonyms

  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • enemi (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inimicus (Latin)

3. enemy

noun. ['ˈɛnəmi'] any hostile group of people.

Antonyms

  • amicable

Etymology

  • enemi (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inimicus (Latin)

4. enemy

noun. ['ˈɛnəmi'] a personal enemy.

Synonyms

  • rival
  • mortal enemy
  • competitor
  • contender
  • challenger
  • competition

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • refrain
  • decompress

Etymology

  • enemi (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inimicus (Latin)
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