Example sentences for: adversary

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

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

  • Instead, "America is now spending $7 billion a year defending itself against backpack nuclear bombs, canisters of nerve gas and petri dishes of germ weapons planted in crowded cities by an as-yet-unknown adversary."

  • Saddam's other potential adversary --the Kurdish minority in the north--has been hobbled by infighting and direct repression.

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

  • It means people who are poor and live in poor neighborhoods isolated from the mainstream world of work, where there are lots of single-mother households on welfare, few male breadwinners, and an adversary culture (typically aggravated by race differences).

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