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enmity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenmityen‧mi‧ty /ˈenməti/ noun (plural enmities) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 formalHATE a feeling of hatred towards someoneenemyenmity between/towards 🔊 the enmity between the two communities
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enmityPolyneices took refuge in Argos and did all he could to arouse enmity against Thebes.For many years, there has been deep enmity between the two ethnic groups.Grant had never been able to comprehend the reason for this inveterate enmity to the poor tailor.You owe them no loyalty ... you owe my country no enmity.The atmosphere of enmity seemed like an ugly noise in her pleasant office.Such actions increased the enmity between the two groups of black activists and led to more conflict.But now their enmity found its target in the flesh.There is a traditional enmity between these two groups.enmity between/towardsThe matter has not resulted in a bitter enmity between us, you know.This attempt caused enmity between Jermyn and Sir Maximus, since a factory opened in an unused hotel building.Such actions increased the enmity between the two groups of black activists and led to more conflict.Mostly because of the enmity between the two teams, they have not met since 1993.There is a traditional enmity between these two groups.
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