Adversary

Definition of Adversary

Ad`ver`sa`ry
n.1.One who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose<- p. 26 -> or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe.
Agree with thine adversary quickly.
- Matt. v. 25.
It may be thought that to vindicate the permanency of truth is to dispute without an adversary.
- Beattie.
The Adversary
The Satan, or the Devil.
a.1.Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic.
2.(Law) Having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit.

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