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hostility

[häs′til·əd·ē]
(psychology)
The feeling or display of anger, antagonism, or resistance toward an individual or group.
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Here are the 10 Welsh MPs who received the most hostile messages: 1.
The awareness training programme is specially designed for people from various walks of life including students aimed at weapons handling training, conduct during hostile environment and preventive measures to be taken in case of any hostile situation.
Less-than-lethal weapons such as verbal commands with proper body triangulation, OC pepper spray, a Taser, or a baton are preferred weapons in these circumstances according to Hostile Control Tactics.
The lawyer said the charge sheet alleges Rezaian gathered information "about internal and foreign policy" and provided it to "individuals with hostile intent.
In particular hostile takeover attempts have mostly failed and the number of hostile takeovers remains very low.
Key findings of the "2015 Canadian Hostile Take-Over Bid Study" include the finding that, when initiating a public contest for control, a hostile bidder was successful more than half the time; however, in these circumstances the sale of the company was by no means inevitable, with targets of these bids remaining independent almost 30% of the time.
The navy boat was on patrol 400 miles north of the port of Damietta when the hostile boats opened fire from several directions.
Chandrasekharan murder case may be weakened because of the large number of witnesses who are turning hostile.
After playing the game each day, participants took part in an exercise that measured their hostile expectations.
Opposing Lekhi's argument, Delhi government's standing counsel ( criminal) Pawan Sharma pleaded the court to refer the matter to the additional chief metropolitan magistrate for trial of 19 witnesses for turning hostile.
Internet websites and blogs have subjected a number of different media to their reactions as believers, doubters, apathetic or hostile listeners.