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work against

verb as in antagonize

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Example Sentences

Thankfully, there are antibiotics I can prescribe that usually work against these infections.

What follows from here is a marvel of the artistry of argument, of a mind at work against the narrowest ideas of its age.

Ludin has assured the president that his joining ANHAM is not to work against him, sources close to him insist.

In this sense the fragmentation of the opposition could also work against Netanyahu.

But this time the economic realities work against the sitting president.

But there was a deadly jealousy at work against the new religion.

For in this case Jimmy had had to work against the greatest obstacles and the most incredible discouragements.

But he did think it his duty to attend elections and primary meetings, and work against the whisky ring.

This order elicited much criticism because it came close to requiring men to work against their will.

On the other hand, how impossible it is for those who work against each other to live together with any advantage or comfort.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to work against, such as: alienate, anger, annoy, irritate, offend, and counteract.

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