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Sentences with the noun Adversaries

15 examples:

In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

Every time I join a new game of Warcraft, I am pitted against a new team of adversaries.

Putting his trust in God and taking the bull by the horns, the Christian gladiator defeated many adversaries.

Tell the truth so as to puzzle and confound your adversaries.
(Henry Wotton)

The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
(Mark Twain)

The U.S. Navy is getting ready to "swarm" its adversaries.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The best way to bludgeon your adversaries is to get your peak body to do it for you.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

A new, untraceable text-messaging system has been designed to thwart even the most powerful of adversaries.
(Science Daily - News, )

In the classic 1950s cartoons featuring Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog, the two adversaries meet every morning at a meadow.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The authors note that unlike Han Solo’s sidekick Chewbacca, the weevil cannot rely on its sheer size to ward off adversaries.
(USA Today - Tech, )

North Korea has displayed its cyberattack capabilities and advances toward making nuclear warheads, the country's adversaries say.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Critics cite The Hague’s complicated relationship with the United States and say it is sometimes a forum for nations to criticize their adversaries.
(The New York Times - World News, )

President Obama’s aides and Judge Garland’s allies have concluded that acting as if the Supreme Court nomination is going ahead is the best way to put pressure on their adversaries.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

As the United States and its allies look to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, an unlikely collection of longtime adversaries are scrambling to see if they can cooperate to defeat the rising threat.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Herbalife, the controversial nutritional supplements seller, delivered a blow to its adversaries on Tuesday by reporting first-quarter earnings that suggested its business model was not as broken as some had predicted.
(Forbes - Business, )

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The two adversaries in distance running are your competitors and the clock.

On our plane knowledge and ignorance are the immemorial adversaries.
(Frederick Soddy)

I have had a lot of adversaries in my political life, but no enemies that I can remember.
(Gerald R. Ford)

The two groups are bitter adversaries.
(Forbes - Business, )

They are diametric opposites, ideological adversaries.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

In death as in life, Shimon Peres will bring together longtime adversaries.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Da Vinci's Demons Demoralized by the cunning and sheer numbers of their Turkish adversaries,...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The Minnesota Vikings have faced plenty of worthy adversaries in contract negotiations over the years.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

The bacteria that sneak past the brain's defenses to cause deadly bacterial meningitis are clever adversaries.
(Science Daily - News, )

As security companies develop better tools at detection and stopping attacks, adversaries develop better attacks.
(Forbes - Technology, )

President Barack Obama pokes fun at himself and his adversaries at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
(BBC News - World News, )

The battle for Syria's Aleppo isn't the only major front between the tangle of adversaries clashing across the war-torn country.
(Fox News - World, )

But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its failure to allow legal adversaries to question the government's actions.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The top security threats of 2014 include equal parts old mistakes, new adversaries, innocent human nature and the evils that people do.
(ZDNet US, )

Australians have been warned that all mobile phone and email communications are constantly vulnerable to being hacked by "foreign adversaries".
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Three times in two months the U.S. has flown B-1 bombers equipped with cruise missiles on missions meant to show adversaries it means business.
(NBC News, )

Politicians poked fun at adversaries and themselves Saturday night at the annual Gridiron dinner, a gathering of journalists and public figures.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.
(BBC News - World News, )

Time and distance no longer furnish foreign terrorists and other international adversaries with dependable shelter from Canadian criminal justice.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Politicians poked fun at adversaries and themselves on Saturday night at the annual Gridiron dinner, a gathering of journalists and public figures.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Armed with attacking weaponry at a cost of more than £250million, four Premier League clubs did battle with their continental adversaries this week.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The United States faces increased threats to its space program as adversaries develop measures to combat satellite reconnaissance, a new report says.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Government networks are sprawling, outdated and require bureaucracy to fix -- and federal agencies are facing attacks from sophisticated adversaries.
(NBC News, )

The Newcastle defender riled Sunderland fans last season by claiming he ‘would rather collect stamps’ than play for United’s North East adversaries.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Keanu Reeves and 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’s' Michael Nyqvist play antagonistic gangland adversaries in Reeves’ return to atmospheric actioners.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Former Cold War adversaries the Philippines and Vietnam have agreed to deepen security ties in response to China's aggressive actions in the South China Sea.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The Iranian and Cuban economies have a long and successful track record in withstanding economic pressure from adversaries, Iran's president said from Havana.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Star turns by Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell as psychic adversaries boost box office prospects for this neo-noir thriller that's been 15 years in the making.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The jet-black jet could fly at more than three times the speed of sound at altitudes of 85,000 feet, faster and higher than anything adversaries had to counter it.
(CNN - Technology, )

However newly declassified ADF papers provide no guidance on how efforts to influence and deceive adversaries will not also mislead the Australian public and media.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Candidates could not agree on whether the way to deal with America’s adversaries was to engage them, or issue ultimatums and tear up the nuclear accord with Iran.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Chinese state-controlled media says that a growing relationship between Washington and Hanoi is to be expected given economic ties between the two former adversaries.
(Forbes - Business, )

"We’ve got not only a proliferation of attack vectors but also an advanced set of adversaries willing to innovate themselves,” according to the SVP of Cisco Security.
(ZDNet US, )

Canadians have handed the Harper government a Top 10 list of the country's greatest heroes, featuring some of the Conservative party's greatest adversaries, past and present.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

In the battle to retake Tikrit, the Iraqi military served as a go-between for two global adversaries that did not want to publicly acknowledge that they were working together.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Before coming through -3, Maria Sharapova duly found the Romanian seeded 29, Irina-Camelia Begu, providing stiffer opposition than her two previous adversaries had done.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

In my last post, I postulated that CIOs need a makeover, implying that they need to be more collaborative and to be seen more as "allies than adversaries," as one story put it.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The U.S. and Cuba clashed over U.S. immigration policy on Wednesday at the first session of high-level talks seeking to restore diplomatic ties between the Cold War adversaries.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

The Obama administration is trying to shore up international support for a growing arsenal of financial weaponry aimed at hitting foreign adversaries with limited cost to allies.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

He started the day clutching the Ballon d'Or trophy proudly in his hands and ended it, once again, with his footballing adversaries very much at the mercy of his multi-talented feet.
(CNN - World Sport, )

A lavish display featuring goose stepping soldiers and military weapons was intended to strike fear into North Korea's adversaries and rally its people behind young ruler Kim Jong Un.
(Daily Mail - News, )

He was passionate and intense, fully engaged whether it be in labor negotiations or politics or soccer, and he regularly make close friends – sometimes out of potential adversaries.
(Forbes - Business, )

Police in Bangladesh detained at least four senior opposition figures on Tuesday as the government continued to crack down on adversaries in the wake of a controversial weekend election.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Yang Maodong and another activist were set to go on trial in China on Friday, the latest adversaries of the Communist Party’s censorship likely to be convicted and imprisoned for years.
(The New York Times - World News, )

U.S. President Barack Obama argued Wednesday that the Iran nuclear accord builds on an American tradition of "strong, principled diplomacy" with adversaries, including the former Soviet Union.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

But as its adversaries regroup, ISIS -- which now calls itself the Islamic State -- may begin to suffer setbacks on the battlefield, according to a new analysis of its capabilities and tactics.
(CNN - World News, )

In President Obama’s first fiscal negotiations with Republicans after the GOP won the House in 2010, he called his adversaries “hostage takers.” Now, he simply says they are extortionists.
(Fox News - Politics, )

In an open letter to Canada’s public servants, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau promised to run government differently and treat public servants as partners, not adversaries, if elected to govern.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Nigel Hadgkiss,✓ the director of the Fair Work Building and Construction watchdog, has resigned, only a day after one of his chief adversaries, CFMEU boss John Setka, was charged with blackmail.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The two Americans who were jammed into the cramped cell of Havana's military jail had been adversaries for years – but only now, in the spring of 1873, had they finally caught up with each other.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Conor McGregor doesn't need weapons to floor his adversaries, as proven by his 13-second UFC title-winning knockout of Jose Aldo with a left hook, but he's shown if he did he would sure look the part.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Obama's decision to pull out of a meeting with Russian President Putin in Moscow punctuates a steady decline in relations and represents a sharp rebuke for an administration pledged to engaging adversaries.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Brazil continued their defensive rehabilitation under returning coach Dunga with a morale-boosting -0 win over old adversaries Argentina in a feisty friendly on Saturday.
(The Independent - Football, )

Lawmakers from Venezuela’s ruling party moved to strip an opposition congressman of his seat in what adversaries of President Nicolás Maduro’s government called an escalating campaign to silence dissent.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The truth is that Leftists who reach for the smelling salts when the record of one of their own is reasonably questioned require no lessons in the tricks of denigrating or smearing their political adversaries.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Mulcair, with public events in downtown Vancouver, Burnaby, and Surrey over two days, faces three adversaries seeking to win the hearts and minds of British Columbians in the scheduled October federal election.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Three opposition lawmakers gave up their seats in the National Assembly on Wednesday, stripping President Nicolás Maduro’s adversaries of the supermajority they had won in December’s legislative elections.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A senior U.S. official said Tuesday that North Korea should learn from the emerging nuclear deal with Iran that Washington is willing to engage its adversaries if it has a “credible” partner to negotiate with.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Tension increased Friday between Palestinian political adversaries Fatah and Hamas, which have formed a unity government, after a series of explosions in the Gaza Strip that targeted the homes of key Fatah members.
(Rushdi Abu Alouf and Batsheva Sobelman in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday at the threat by Republican adversaries to override the will of GOP voters and name someone else as the party’s presidential nominee regardless of his lead in acquiring delegates.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The frayed relationship between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin shows the disintegration of a decadeslong effort by both nations to bind the World War II adversaries to each other.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

President Barack Obama’s trip is intended to try to demonstrate progress in his embattled strategy of engaging America’s adversaries at a time of turmoil in the Middle East and rising tensions with Russia and China.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A heated budget battle in Sacramento over more oil-spill protection for rivers, lakes and other inland bodies of water has prompted a last-minute lobbying blitz by formidable adversaries: the oil industry and environmentalists.
(Marc Lifsher in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, struggling to stave off a possible impeachment trial in the senate, castigated her adversaries and sought to fire up her leftist Workers’ Party supporters at a May Day rally in São Paulo.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Obama administration on Friday removed Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of international terrorism, taking an important step toward the president’s goal of improving relations between the two longtime adversaries.
(Paul Richter in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Congressional leaders and the White House reached a major deal Monday to avoid a potential fiscal calamity, but not before many Republicans were left fuming that their party leadership had given too much away to their Democratic adversaries.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Canadians have handed the Harper government a Top 10 list of the country's greatest heroes, featuring some of the Conservative party's greatest adversaries, past and present including Pierre Trudeau, Jack Layton, David Suzuki and Lester B. Pearson.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

Russia and NATO have embarked on rival arms buildups and toughened their posture and rhetoric against each other, raising the security stakes between the two former Cold War adversaries while claiming to be reacting defensively to the other's threats.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will be at each other’s throats Saturday night in pursuit of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight belt, but the two adversaries found shared happiness Friday over the UFC’s new early weigh-in experiment.
(Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Facing Republican charges that President Obama has a muddled strategy to deal with global crises, the White House released a foreign policy blueprint Friday that it says shows a readiness to take on adversaries and to rally allies and partners to the fight.
(Christi Parsons, W.J. Hennigan in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Despite their bitter face-off from the United Nations General Assembly podium, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are likely to be uneasy collaborators, rather than adversaries, in the growing fight against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A fresh spasm of violence Wednesday along contested terrain between Israel and Lebanon looks ominously like the scenario that sparked the 2006 war between the two bitter adversaries, raising the prospect of another major conflict in the heart of the Middle East.
(Patrick J. McDonnell, Batsheva Sobelman in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

In his final instruction to the U.S. Armed Forces, retiring Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey has advised Americans to prepare for some very long wars against real and potential adversaries that may not be fought on conventional battlefields.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

In a milestone accord, President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed Wednesday to swiftly reestablish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in each other's capitals, finally ending the half-century diplomatic freeze between the two Cold War adversaries.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

As the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy to help quell riots in Ferguson, Missouri, that raged sporadically last year, the guard used highly militarized words such as "enemy forces" and "adversaries" to refer to protesters, according to documents obtained by CNN.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Alarmed at the prospect of a U.S.-Iranian rapprochement, Israel is reported to be discussing the possibility of an anti-Iran alliance with longtime Arab adversaries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a project that could have immense ramifications in the Middle East.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

The riches of Peyrac, who had an accident in his youth and has a huge scar on his face and a limp as result, stem from a gold mining operation that utilizes a new technique to extract the precious metal, though his adversaries claim he’s a sorcerer who can turn things into gold.
(Boyd van Hoeij in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Russian President Vladimir Putin's latest show of defiance against Western adversaries has deployed bulldozers, steamrollers and tractors to destroy hundreds of tons of illegally imported food in televised spectacles that some of his own countrymen are calling absurd and grotesque.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The Pentagon has taken a major step it hopes will instil fear in potential cyber adversaries, releasing a new strategy that for the first time explicitly discusses how and when cyber weapons can be used against an attacker, and naming the countries it says present the greatest threat.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

forty-seven passengers and four crew members aboard American Airlines Flight 550 learned today just why, in this day of technology so advanced that we’re actually testing driverless cars on active highways and flying armed intelligence drones over our adversaries half-a-world away, airlines still operate with two pilots in the cockpit.
(Forbes - Business, )

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