Example sentences for: adversaries

How can you use “adversaries” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The list of nonparticipants is ominous, including most of the United States' current adversaries: North Korea, Libya, Iraq, and Syria.

  • The Clinton administration deemed the talks a success, saying 1) no one expected a breakthrough in the first round; and 2) the unprecedented discussion of substantive issues was a breakthrough . Skeptics said the progress was minimal and questioned whether the "well-rehearsed technique of locking Israel and its adversaries in a negotiating arena, cut off from other distractions, still works as well as it once did."

  • Instead of facing a few very dangerous adversaries, the United States confronts a number of less visible challenges that surpass the boundaries of traditional nation-states and call for quick, imaginative, and agile responses.

  • Cold War adversaries used very hierarchical, familiar, and predictable military command and control methods.

  • These institutions helped bring bitter adversaries into a framework of mutual support and benefit.

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