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adverse
used in The Comedy of Errors

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Definition
working against one's interests
  • To admit no traffic to our adverse towns;
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A hall in the DUKE'S palace (12% in)
adverse = working against the interest of (in this case, Syracusians visiting the towns)
There are no more uses of "adverse" in The Comedy of Errors.

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