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This is a comment that usually earns my quiet and undying enmity.

From Vox

And, while there are paths out of this predicament, this amplified disagreement is emblematic of the dangers the debt ceiling presents to our political system, especially when partisan enmity is so high.

This earned her the enmity of progressives who funneled more than $5 million to the campaign of her 2020 Democratic opponent, Tedra Cobb.

Quite a burn there, considering the much-talked-about enmity between the governor and the mayor.

It’s long been an oasis of peace despite the civil wars in Syria and Iraq just across its borders, the bitter enmity between two of its neighbors, Israel and Syria, and the masses of refugees it hosts.

From Ozy

Without a common enemy, the Naqshabandi and ISIS might resume their natural enmity.

And they bristle too at the notion that they had some kind of personal enmity toward the president.

Believe what your post-hard-work-day brain will allow, but the enmity went from entrenched to fleeting in a blink of an eye.

We were involved in a terribly acrimonious breakup, with great enmity between us and a custody battle slowly gathering energy.

Yet the government in which Lapid serves appears tied to a notion of eternal enmity.

Rather blow out your own brains than treat with enmity those who are your liberators.

It is the crystallizer of character, the acid test of friendship, the final seal set upon enmity.

In short, they are human parasites on the larger natives, who suffer from their extortions, yet fear to provoke their enmity.

But this same nature, when pinched and starved, becomes a perfect storehouse of enmity and ill-feeling.

Oh, horrible thought, yet too natural to the unhappy prisoner, everywhere in fear of enmity and fraud!

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On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to enmity, such as: acrimony, animosity, alienation, animus, antagonism, and antipathy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.