opponent


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opponent

Anatomy
1. an opponent muscle
2. (of a muscle) bringing two parts into opposition
References in classic literature ?
It was the courageous move of a leader who had taken up the gauntlet thrown down by his opponent.
"I was waiting for you, sir," said Mordaunt, raising his head and casting at his opponent a look it would be impossible to describe.
He who can modify his tactics in relation to his opponent and thereby succeed in winning, may be called a heaven-born captain.
Just before it was effected, and at the precise moment that Ponta was ready with his own body to receive the snuggling in of Joe's body, Joe drew back slightly and drove with his fists at his opponent's unprotected stomach.
He had muscles, but they made no display like his opponent's.
But still it was a full foot shorter than his opponent's.
'Once more,' cried his opponent, wildly stamping on the ground,
It had not escaped him that his opponent was breathing in short, hoarse gasps, like a man who is dizzy with fatigue.
A man who simply wished to retain his lucrative post would today agree with Pfuel, tomorrow with his opponent, and the day after, merely to avoid responsibility or to please the Emperor, would declare that he had no opinion at all on the matter.
These were called Horizontalists, their opponents, Verticalists.
They all seemed to tell; the swords always bent over the opponents' heads, from the forehead back over the crown, and seemed to touch, all the way; but it was not so--a protecting blade, invisible to me, was always interposed between.
Where is the party in opposition that has not been decried as Communistic by its opponents in power?