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Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Accusing his opponents of being locked in a Cold War mind-set, it is Stone who is beholden to old orthodoxies.

Verdict leaves supporters cheering and opponents gnashing their teeth in frustration.

To believe the narrative advanced by Common Core opponents is easy—because they enjoy headline momentum—but simply wrong.

But she respects grit and determination, in allies and opponents alike.

A gentleman does not call his opponents vipers and consign them to hell, but Jahveh is not under any such obligations.

It is said that his bold spirit, his capacity for work and his great influence daunted his most determined opponents.

The attempt, however, subsequently exposed them to great ridicule from their democratic opponents.

"I am seldom required to carry a gun, since one of my opponents nearly always gives me his," he said quietly.

But the chance of death was a certain one if he tarried where he was until others came to support his present opponents.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opponents, such as: enemy, competitor, candidate, foe, rival, and player.

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