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I’m not claiming it’s a progressive magazine, but I think it is one of the most class-antagonistic publications in the country.
LARRY FLYNT, PORNOGRAPHER AND SELF-STYLED FIRST AMENDMENT CHAMPION, DIES AT 78PAUL W. VALENTINEFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Defensive lineman Chris Jones got a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty for slapping antagonistic center Ryan Jensen.
WHAT WENT WRONG FOR THE CHIEFS AND PATRICK MAHOMES IN A BRUTAL SUPER BOWL DEFEATADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From the jump, activist short campaigns are decidedly antagonistic—the tone is Accounting 101 meets WrestleMania.
LITTLE BIG SHORTS: HOW TINY ‘ACTIVIST’ FIRMS BECAME SHERIFFS IN THE STOCK MARKET’S WILD WESTBERNHARD WARNERDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
For the first time in recent history, the Board of Supervisors may be antagonistic to the Sheriff’s Department.
NEW COUNTY BOARD AND SHERIFF COULD BE HEADED FOR A STANDOFFMAYA SRIKRISHNANNOVEMBER 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In many of the competitive races, Republicans have risked their seats by jamming through the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who is perceived as antagonistic to Obamacare.
A SENATE DEBACLE FOR REPUBLICANSJENNIFER RUBINOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So there’s a gap in the sports coverage that’s antagonistic, almost, to power and authority.
‘ALL TAKING A CHANCE ON EACH OTHER’: JASPER WANG ON DEFECTOR MEDIA’S COLLECTIVE OWNERSHIP STRUCTUREPIERRE BIENAIMÉSEPTEMBER 29, 2020DIGIDAY
Many adults, it is said, hardly have a rudiment of this feeling, pairing the most fiercely antagonistic tints.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
This heterodox opinion brought upon him a crowd of antagonistic replies, and amongst them the Rfutation of Bodin.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
From the first he had taken up an antagonistic attitude, and would not admit that the cases given proved anything.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Ecclesiastical as well as political parties were no doubt strongly defined, and for a time strongly antagonistic.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTAGONISTIC

  • aggressive
  • antagonistic
  • argumentative
  • bellicose
  • cantankerous
  • chip on shoulder
  • choleric
  • combative
  • contentious
  • defiant
  • disputatious
  • have a bone to pick
  • hot-tempered
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • itching to fight
  • militant
  • petulant
  • pushing
  • pushy
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • rebellious
  • salty
  • scrappy
  • self-assertive
  • truculent
  • warlike
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