A hostile Syria will find many allies in Lebanon eager to turn on Hizbullah.
"A 'hostile environment' doesn't mean that every woman on this campus has been harassed," says Brodsky.
Reports vary on the fate of the others, but it is generally believed that the conditions became too hostile for survival.
But he decided to stay put and create a haven for secularists in his hostile hometown.
And here is where the beleaguered administration may catch a break from this hostile court.
He ignored the ring of hostile faces about him and calmly bit into the banana.
But he had no intention of lying idly by in the path of the hostile craft.
Nations, who are hostile, will be deterred from their attempts.
Then they become strange or hostile to traditional religion.
Apollo's next act was to open a new spring of water, as the local nymph was hostile and grudged him her own.
late 15c., from Middle French hostile "of or belonging to an enemy" or directly from Latin hostilis "of an enemy," from hostis "enemy" (see guest). The noun meaning "hostile person" is recorded from 1838, American English, a word from the Indian wars.