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Opponent

Op`po´nent
a.1.Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.
n.1.One who opposes; an adversary; an antagonist; a foe.
2.One who opposes in a disputation, argument, or other verbal controversy; specifically, one who attacks some thesis or proposition, in distinction from the respondent, or defendant, who maintains it.
How becomingly does Philopolis exercise his office, and seasonably commit the opponent with the respondent, like a long-practiced moderator!
- Dr. H. More.
Noun1.Opponentopponent - a contestant that you are matched against
Synonyms: opposite, opposition
2.Opponentopponent - someone who offers opposition
Adj.1.opponent - characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies"
Synonyms: opposing
adversative, adverse, alien, antagonist, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, assailant, clashing, combatant, competitive, con, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, counter, counteragent, cross, disaccordant, disputant, dissentient, fractious, hostile, inimical, match, negative, noncooperative, obstinate, opposed, opposer, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, overthwart, perverse, recalcitrant, refractory, repugnant, the opposition, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unpropitious
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