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inimical
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Persuasion
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  • Mary was not so repulsive and unsisterly as Elizabeth, nor so inaccessible to all influence of hers; neither was there anything among the other component parts of the cottage inimical to comfort.

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  • The victim was a teacher named Kadow, head of a liberal political faction which the Nazis considered inimical to their interests.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Inefficient nations were always conquered sooner or later, and the struggle for efficiency was inimical to illusions.
    George Orwell  --  1984

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