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Enemy

En´e`my
n.1.One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an enemy of or to a person; an enemy to truth, or to falsehood.
To all good he enemy was still.
- Spenser.
I say unto you, Love your enemies.
- Matt. v. 44.
The enemy
(Mil.) the hostile force. In this sense it is construed with the verb and pronoun either in the singular or the plural, but more commonly in the singular; as, we have met the enemy and he is ours or they are ours.
It was difficult in such a country to track the enemy. It was impossible to drive him to bay.
- Macaulay.
a.1.Hostile; inimical.
They . . . every day grow more enemy to God.
- Jer. Taylor.
Noun1.enemy - an opposing military force; "the enemy attacked at dawn"
2.enemy - an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); "a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"
Synonyms: foe, foeman, opposition
3.enemy - any hostile group of people; "he viewed lawyers as the real enemy"
4.enemy - a personal enemy; "they had been political foes for years"
Synonyms: foe

ENEMY, international law. By this term is understood the whole body of a nation at war with another. It also signifies a citizen or subject of such a nation, as when we say an alien enemy. In a still more extended sense, the word includes any of the subjects or citizens of a state in amity with the United States, who, have commenced, or have made preparations for commencing hostilities against the United States; and also the citizens or subjects of a state in amity with the United States, who are in the service of a state at war with them. Salk. 635; Bac. Ab. Treason, G.
     2. An enemy cannot, as a general rule, enter into any contract which can be enforced in the courts of law; but the rule is not without exceptions; as, for example, when a state permits expressly its own citizens to trade with the enemy; and perhaps a contract for necessaries, or for money to enable the individual to get home, might be enforced. 7 Pet. R. 586.
     3. An alien enemy cannot, in general, sue during the war, a citizen of the United States, either in the courts of, the United States, or those of the several states. 1 Kent, Com. 68; 15 John. R. 57 S. C. 16 John. R. 438. Vide Marsh. Ins. c. 2, s. 1; Park. Ins. Index. h.t.; Wesk. Ins. 197; Phil. Ins. Index. h.t.; Chit. Comm. Law, Index, h.t.; Chit. Law of Nations, Index, h.t.
     4. By the term enemy is also understood, a person who is desirous of doing injury to another. The Latins had two terms to signify these two classes of persons; the first, or the public enemy, they called hostis, and the latter, or the private enemy, inimicus.

adversative, adverse, aggressive, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, archenemy, assailant, attacker, battling, bellicose, belligerent, bitter enemy, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, chauvinist, chauvinistic, clashing, combatant, combative, competitive, con, conflicting, contender, contentious, contestant, contradictory, contrary, counter, cross, devil, disaccordant, dissentient, emulator, ferocious, fierce, fighting, foeman, fractious, full of fight, hawkish, hostile, inimical, invader, jingo, jingoish, jingoist, jingoistic, martial, militant, militaristic, military, negative, noncooperative, obstinate, offensive, open enemy, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposing party, opposite, opposite camp, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, overthwart, perverse, public enemy, pugnacious, quarrelsome, recalcitrant, refractory, repugnant, saber-rattling, sanguinary, sanguineous, savage, scrappy, soldierlike, soldierly, sworn enemy, the loyal opposition, the opposition, the other side, trigger-happy, truculent, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unpacific, unpeaceable, unpeaceful, unpropitious, warlike, warmongering, warring
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