Rabbi Landes, you want to sound open-minded about Purim by offering gifts to your adversaries—as you say, to a BDSer.
The North Koreans are usually willing to talk for various reasons: to get aid, to divide their adversaries, to create confusion.
Even more importantly, what do our foreign friends and adversaries think of this juxtaposition?
It can also mean a commitment to some kind of shared fate even with your adversaries.
On the other hand, Pakistan and America are adversaries in Afghanistan.
Caesar's desire was to rid you of adversaries even against your will.
Had they snatched that trump card from their adversaries and were they going to play it?
We have, however, still further cause for apprehension from the division of our party, and the union of our adversaries.
Still you have two adversaries to deal with now; and such adversaries!
But the adversaries of the Reformation did not confine their cruel plots against its friends to Germany.
mid-14c., aduersere, from Anglo-French adverser (13c.), Old French adversaire "adversary, opponent, enemy," or directly from Latin adversarius "opponent, adversary, rival," noun use of adjective meaning "opposite, hostile, contrary," literally "turned toward one," from adversus "turned against" (see adverse). The Latin word is glossed in Old English by wiðerbroca.
(Heb. satan), an opponent or foe (1 Kings 5:4; 11:14, 23, 25; Luke 13:17); one that speaks against another, a complainant (Matt. 5:25; Luke 12:58); an enemy (Luke 18:3), and specially the devil (1 Pet. 5:8).