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Enemies and describing enemies

enemy

noun

someone who is opposed to someone else and tries to do them harm

opponent

noun

someone who is competing against you

adversary

noun

an enemy or opponent

antagonist

noun

your opponent, for example in a competition or fight

foe

noun

an enemy

arch-enemy

noun

someone who is your main enemy

deadly enemy/foe/rival

someone you have always hated or competed with

sworn

adjective

sworn enemies or friends have expressed strong dislike or friendship for each other

nemesis

noun

someone or something that continues to oppose you and cannot easily be defeated

opponent

noun

someone who is arguing or fighting with you

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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