Example sentences for: adversary

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

  • Indeed, the subtext of The Rules is resentment toward men: As the authors put it in their inimitable fashion, "[T]he man is the adversary (if he's someone you really like)."

  • No major adversary has emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

  • 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?

  • What remained was the hard question of how deterrence could be effective when the adversary was a loose transnational network.

  • Organized crime was soon to have a formidable adversary in its bid to control Las Vegas — corporate cash.

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