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Antagonist

An`tag´o`nist
n.1.One who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; an opponent.
Antagonist of Heaven's Almigthy King.
- Milton.
2.(Anat.) A muscle which acts in opposition to another; as a flexor, which bends a part, is the antagonist of an extensor, which extends it.
3.(Med.) A medicine which opposes the action of another medicine or of a poison when absorbed into the blood or tissues.
a.1.Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy.
Noun1.Antagonistantagonist - someone who offers opposition
Antonyms:
agonist - someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)
2.antagonist - a muscle that relaxes while another contracts; "when bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist"
3.antagonist - a drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
Antonyms:
synergist - a drug that augments the activity of another drug
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