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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanimosityan‧i‧mos‧i‧ty /ˌænəˈmɒsəti $ -ˈmɑː-/ ●○○ noun (plural animosities) [countable, uncountable]  HATEstrong dislike or hatred syn hostilityanimosity between There is no personal animosity between the party leaders.animosity towards/against She felt a certain amount of animosity towards him.
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animosityWhat compels the players is equal portions of intrastate rivalry and animosity.Even if animosity worked miracles in bringing about good grades, would it be worth it?David's brother told reporters that the family felt no animosity towards anyone over David's death.We have no animosity toward anyone.Whether it was talking to travellers or just listening to the lads, whether I felt warmth or animosity did not matter.The two leaders have done very little to disguise their personal animosity.I had tried to resolve animosities.The animosity between parents who are getting a divorce can often cause great suffering to their children.He looked at her without animosity and for a moment her knees weakened.animosity towards/againstLike the woman who wears it? wondered Cassie, surprised at the strength of her animosity towards Bella Latimer.Whitlock had found his animosity towards Mobuto beginning to waver as the day progressed.But the travellers who'd come to Castlemorton from all over the country, couldn't understand the local animosity towards them.There seems to be no animosity towards foreigners on the part of the ordinary citizen.Mr Adams's brother James said the family hold no animosity towards anyone over David's death.I spent all afternoon full of animosity towards him - and then he died in that freak accident.There was thus little in the second reign to stir up renewed animosity towards the Woodvilles.
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