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adversary
used in The Bourne Supremacy

13 uses
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Definition
an opponent
  • It's frequently used to obscure duplicity, as well as to disarm an adversary.
    Chapter 14 (68% in)
  • The quickness of his gestures as he paid the seedy old man and began walking rapidly across the street was a warning to any adversary.
    Chapter 15 (43% in)
  • Jason and his former adversary from the alley in Macao walked along the dirt road.
    Chapter 16 (3% in)
  • Suddenly, to the astonishment of everyone, the Australian picked up one of his fallen adversaries and let out a roar as loud as the immense major's.
    Chapter 18 (11% in)
  • Now, that may be legend and Menelaus' wife may have been a figment of a campfire storyteller's imagination, but the concept is valid — it's become a symbol of an enemy destroying his adversary from within.'
    Chapter 20 (6% in)
  • The marine sprang to his feet and, as his Oriental adversary ran up to him, he pounded a low left hook into the young man's kidney, and followed it with a well-aimed right fist into the Oriental face, pummelling his assailant back into the store-front while screaming in agony at the pain both blows caused his scalded hands.
    Chapter 22 (73% in)
  • The jungle was not an adversary; instead it was his ally for it had protected him before, saved him before in those distant, disordered memories.
    Chapter 27 (15% in)
  • He was waiting, watching, anticipating the moment when his adversary's eyelids might close for that brief instant or when the weapon might suddenly drop to the floor, or his enemy's head might recline for a second into the comfort of the back seat.
    Chapter 29 (7% in)
  • I should like to bring it up now — in my position as an analyst, as someone who's supposed to calculate the reactions of adversaries and potential adversaries-'
    Chapter 33 (21% in)
  • I should like to bring it up now — in my position as an analyst, as someone who's supposed to calculate the reactions of adversaries and potential adversaries-'
    Chapter 33 (21% in)
  • I agree with you completely, Edward, but what has it got to do with mel We were compromisers together — adversaries, to be sure, as in a courtroom — but certainly not enemies in the arena of violence.
    Chapter 36 (93% in)
  • I must protest, my adversarial friend.
    Chapter 36 (97% in)
  • Believe, my old adversary.
    Chapter 37 (65% in)

There are no more uses of "adversary" in The Bourne Supremacy.

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