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adversary

traditional appellation of Satan [O.T.: Job 1:6; N.T.: I Peter 5:8]
See: Devil
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We the older practitioners, meanwhile, have been sharing this adversarial orientation as best as we can to the younger crop writers, reporters, copyreaders, photographers, artists, et cetera and raising awareness in them of this awesome responsibility that they must carry.
You can make adversarial glasses that trick facial recognition systems into thinking you're someone else, or can apply an adversarial pattern to a picture as a layer of near-invisible static.
The Countering Adversarial Nations Through Sanctions Act includes sanctions passed by the House earlier this year that cut off cash sources funding North Koreas nuclear and missile programs while also restricting North Koreas illicit trade and slave labor income sources.
2010) argued that through legal socialization--or the process through which people acquire their knowledge of and beliefs about the law and legal system (Cohn & White, 1990)--people in countries that adopt an adversarial legal system come to cognitively associate the law with notions of competition and the pursuit of self-interest.
Having established a protected posture, we scan our networks for evidence of adversarial activity by comparing cyberspace activity against our current signatures and various indications and warnings established and in place at the time.
This less adversarial approach helps the parents stay on good terms.
Sir Nicholas said family law does not easily fit into the concept of an adversarial system where "something is nearly always somebody's fault".
Engaging two adversarial accountants can double fees and increase hardship, says Thomas F.
However, if there were regular involvement of lawyers in the claims system, the informal, pro-veteran process would gradually evolve into a formal, legalistic and adversarial one.
Rather than create an adversarial relationship, independent review by the commissioning agent should lend practicality and field experience to the design table.
Vaca, a Latino lawyer and scholar based in the Bay Area, wrote that the adversarial aspects of the relationship between blacks and Latinos are now facts of life.