Archenemy vs Enemy - What's the difference?

archenemy | enemy |

Archenemy is a related term of enemy.


As nouns the difference between archenemy and enemy

is that archenemy is a principal enemy while enemy is someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.

As a adjective enemy is

of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy.

archenemy

English

Alternative forms

* arch-enemy

Noun

(archenemies)
  • a principal enemy
  • Synonyms

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    See also

    * (l) * (l)

    enemy

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia enemy) (enemies)
  • Someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.
  • He made a lot of enemies after reducing the working hours in his department.
    Crush the enemy !
  • A hostile force or nation; a fighting member of such a force or nation.
  • rally together against a common enemy .
  • An alliance of such forces.
  • Something harmful or threatening to another
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  • The very thing the 16 skiers and snowboarders had sought — fresh, soft snow — instantly became the enemy . Somewhere above, a pristine meadow cracked in the shape of a lightning bolt, slicing a slab nearly 200 feet across and 3 feet deep. Gravity did the rest.

    Synonyms

    * foe * unfriend * adversary * nemesis * backfriend

    Antonyms

    * ally * friend

    Derived terms

    {{der3, archenemy , enemydom , enemyful , enemyhood , enemyish , enemyless , enemylike , enemyness , enemyship , enemywise}}

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy
  • See also

    * nemesis

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