adverse

[ ad-vurs, ad-vurs ]SEE DEFINITION OF adverse

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVERSE

The experience of civilized nations has hitherto been adverse to Socialism.

Nor was it a small inducement to him to think that the side he adopted was adverse to Kate.

The adverse weather held us in front and the disease pressed on our rear.

"Some adverse influence is at work," said Funkelstein, with some vexation.

It is not wonderful that property began in adverse possession.

Criticisms when they have been adverse have been surprisingly harsh.

Miller's 'suggestion' is adverse to the serenity of the psychic, that's all.

There was some adverse criticism of the play as a whole, but there was only one opinion of Haxard.

She anticipated for me the cold winds and beating rains of an adverse destiny.

Yet it is difficult to understand the grounds of these adverse criticisms.

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