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antagonist
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Moby Dick
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  • The strange, upheaving, lifting tendency of the taffrail breeze filling the hollows of so many sails, made the buoyant, hovering deck to feel like air beneath the feet; while still she rushed along, as if two antagonistic influences were struggling in her—one to mount direct to heaven, the other to drive yawingly to some horizontal goal.

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  • She is my forever antagonist.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • They could have done him no real harm, of course, but the shock and pain of having a number of his toes nipped simultaneously by an unknown antagonist must have been considerable.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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