Definition for AD'VERS-A-RY

AD'VERS-A-RY, n. [See Adverse.]

  1. An enemy or foe; one who has enmity at heart. The Lord will take vengeance on his adversaries. – Nah. i. In Scripture, Satan is called THE adversary, by way of eminence. – 1 Pet. v.
  2. An opponent or antagonist, as in a suit at law, or in single combat; an opposing litigant.

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