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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH antagonistantagonist , protagonist
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The other two “imperfect” clones were the hero of the series, Snake, and antagonist Liquid Snake.
History remembers Lincoln and Douglas as antagonists, but they ended their relationship as allies against the greatest threat their country had faced, bonded, finally, by their shared belief in the Union.Gracious losers protect our democracy. Sore ones undermine it.|Edward McClelland|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
One of the more rigorous of the old rules that is falling away is the church-state division between artists and critics, a red line that made them often seem to be antagonists.Transformed by crisis, arts criticism may never be the same. And that’s a good thing.|Philip Kennicott|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
“Devil May Cry 5” offers an entirely new playable character, and not just anyone, but Vergil, the handsome, soft-spoken brother of hero Dante and the series antagonist.‘Ghost of Tsushima’ sees the best kind of PlayStation 5 upgrade: transformative and free|Gene Park|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Specifically, it would allow you to frame her as counterpart instead of antagonist, and therefore risk being more vulnerable than defensive.
But few of us would recognize the name of Dietrich von Hildebrand, a German philosopher-turned-outspoken Nazi antagonist.
The second is naloxone, the antagonist, meaning that it stops the action of other opiates, like heroin.This Anti-Heroin Drug Is Now King of the Jailhouse Drug Trade|Daniel Genis|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At a private meeting, he assured them that the LAPD would be their partner, not their antagonist.Was it Justice or Politics that Killled the NYPD Muslim Spy Unit?|Azi Paybarah|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reliance on foreign militaries for its own integrity changes the status of Ukraine from a buffer to an antagonist.Caught Between Empires, Ukraine Can’t Rely on the West for its Independence|Roman Skaskiw|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thomas Harris tipped his hat to Fowles in The Silence of the Lambs when he created the moth-loving antagonist Jame Gumb.How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel|Casey N. Cep|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This brief direction to Charley Bates and his recent antagonist to retire, was softly and immediately obeyed.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
The girl—it was no other than Miss Rebecca Jones—shrank away when she recognized her antagonist.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The boats were then pulled close to one another, and each combatant endeavoured to push his antagonist into the water.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
But poor Lancing was seriously handicapped by the fact that he had a woman for his antagonist.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Doctor Smith, in the estimation of the audience, easily triumphed over his antagonist, who had made this a studied subject.