Example sentences for: adversary

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

  • By early 1999, al Qaeda was already a potent adversary of the United States.

  • Ten years ago when I was a legal services program director in Iowa, the private bar was either our adversary or a somewhat disfavored cousin in the family of legal services.

  • Nor did Hitler try to abolish capitalism, as Lukacs suggests, although, like his adversary Roosevelt, he did expand state supervision of private industry.

  • Meanwhile, Gandhi vehemently opposed any dismemberment of the country, and tried to keep people united by fasting to uphold the spirit of love, and by focussing on the common adversary: the British.

  • On the other hand, the same article quoted George Bush as having said, “I kicked some arse last night” in his debate against Geraldine Ferraro in the 1984 campaign for vice president, and we all know that Bush does not say arse . In reference to Feinstein's adversary in the recent campaign, Pete Wilson, an anonymous taunt is quoted as “And what about Wilson's new blue Paul Newman contact lenses?


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