Enemy


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Enemy

Amalekites
Israel’s hereditary foe and symbol of perpetual hatred. [Jew. Hist.: Wigoder, 24]
Antichrist
principal antagonist of Christ. [Christianity: NCE, 117]
Armilus
legendary name of anti-Messiah. [Judaism: Wigoder, 41]
Satan
also called the Adversary or the Devil. [Christianity: Misc.]
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I knowing it was impossible for them to escape, capitulated with the enemy, and, at a distance in their view, gave notice to my men of their situation, with orders not to resist, but surrender themselves captives.
That's how that thief of a sage, my enemy, can alter and falsify things," answered Don Quixote; "thou must know, Sancho, that it is a very easy matter for those of his sort to make us believe what they choose; and this malignant being who persecutes me, envious of the glory he knew I was to win in this battle, has turned the squadrons of the enemy into droves of sheep.
The first and the most natural was that it might be an ambuscade of the Rochellais, who might not be sorry to kill one of his Majesty's Guards, because it would be an enemy the less, and this enemy might have a well-furnished purse in his pocket.
Our own flags should be substituted for those of the enemy, and the chariots mingled and used in conjunction with ours.
A formidable line of the enemy came within dangerous range.
Monseigneur," said Marshal de Grammont, with a radiant face, "will your highness permit my son, Count de Guiche, and his traveling companion, Viscount de Bragelonne, to come in and give news of the enemy, whom they have found while we were looking for him?
The flower of their warriors laid low, and a ferocious enemy at their doors.
If I put an end to your enemy, will you bow down to me and obey me as King of the Forest?
The order of full speed ahead was given, the fleet sprang through the air like coursing greyhounds, and in another moment the ships of the enemy were in full view.
The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.
And when Tarzan of the Apes elected to adopt stealth, no creature in all the jungle could move so silently or so completely efface himself from the sight of an enemy.
The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but acks palm came on his head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: