enemy


enemy
01. Bob and Larry have been [enemies] ever since Bob slept with Larry's girlfriend.
02. The men quickly searched the forest for signs of [enemy] soldiers.
03. The greatest [enemy] of racism is education.
04. The Premier called the environmental organization Greenpeace an [enemy] of the province for their actions in calling for a boycott of British Columbia wood products.
05. The [enemy] has approached to within 5 miles of the capital.
06. Sherlock Holmes battled with his great [enemy] Moriarty in a number of the detective novels by Conan Doyle.
07. Tim and Jack have been [enemies] ever since they got in a fight in elementary school.
08. Thomas Jones once said that friends may come and go, but [enemies] accumulate.
09. Claudette Colbert once joked that the reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common [enemy].
10. There is a Chinese proverb which states that the greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the [enemy] without a fight.
11. Hummingbirds are the smallest birds - so tiny that one of their [enemies] is an insect.
12. In World War Two, it cost the Allies about $225,000 to kill each [enemy] soldier.
13. In the past in Fiji, dead bodies of the [enemy] were usually eaten on the battlefield.
14. In Borneo a hundred years ago, war included cutting off the [enemy's] head, smoking and drying it, and then hanging it up for display.
15. Trajan's Column was erected in Rome to honor his victories over his [enemies].
16. According to the Koran, we must treat the [enemy] civilians and the innocents with kindness.
17. According to the Jewish faith, "If two men claim thy help, and one is thy [enemy], help him first."

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