See also war.
an opponent in any kind of contest or conflict. Also called antipathist
. an antagonist.
an attitude of antagonism or aversion.
the act of threatening, especially revenge or punishment.
a refusal to obey; defiance.
a person engaged in a duel.
a person skilled at dueling.
a person who participates in a feud or other conflict.
the state of being an insurgent or rebel; the activities of insurgents or rebels.
a revolt of peasants against the social classes above them.
single combat; a duel. —monomachist
the state or position of being impartial or not allied with or committed to any party or viewpoint in a conflict, especially a war or armed conflict, —neutral
, n., adj
the state or quality of being an opponent.
an act or instance of opposing.
the state or quality of being an antagonist.
an act or instance of antagonism. —oppugnant
. the act or process of appeasing.
rebels collectively or as a group.
an area or region held by rebels.
battle with shadows or imaginary enemies.
a skirmish or other minor conflict.