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.
To abandon the square was to lose it to his opponent and win for himself ignoble and immediate death before the jeering populace.
D'Artagnan was too good a swordsman to trifle with his opponent.
He who can modify his tactics in relation to his opponent and thereby succeed in winning, may be called a heaven-born captain.
And if we are able thus to attack an inferior force with a superior one, our opponents will be in dire straits.
Not once did Ponta succeed in striking his opponent the deadly final blow.
In tricks and skill and experience he was the master, and though he could land nothing vital, he proceeded scientifically to chop and wear down his opponent.
It had not escaped him that his opponent was breathing in short, hoarse gasps, like a man who is dizzy with fatigue.
They said that undoubtedly war, particularly against such a genius as Bonaparte (they called him Bonaparte now), needs most deeply devised plans and profound scientific knowledge and in that respect Pfuel was a genius, but at the same time it had to be acknowledged that the theorists are often one sided, and therefore one should not trust them absolutely, but should also listen to what Pfuel's opponents and practical men of experience in warfare had to say, and then choose a middle course.
severed human head at the feet of his opponents and asked them to
Where is the party in opposition that has not been decried as Communistic by its opponents in power?
Instead of using an opera- glass they view the acts of their opponents with ME