ENMITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ENMITY
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 n.  ill will; hatred; quality or state of being hostile
Classic Sentence:
1  They had seen no signs of any pursuers, and Jefferson Hope began to think that they were fairly out of the reach of the terrible organization whose enmity they had incurred.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  I merely repeat, remember always your duty of enmity towards Man and all his ways.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter I
3  Alone, enmity was bared; also love.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 13
4  It will prove her guilty, by showing that it is her habit to nourish enmity.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
5  He told himself that it was the enmity of man, and not the vengeance of heaven, that had thus plunged him into the deepest misery.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
6  the enmity of the Sultan, he was proscribed and put to death.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
7  He took no part in the conversation for a long while, but listened, with an air of calm enmity, while his friends discussed the Jesuits.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In GRACE
8  "You don't understand what friendship is, Harry," he murmured--"or what enmity is, for that matter.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1
9  However, the Director conceived a mortal dislike to him, and also extended that enmity to the whole of Chichikov's colleagues.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
10  Fly to a brother's aid whoever he may be, exhort him who goeth astray, raise him that falleth, never bear malice or enmity toward thy brother.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
11  There is no enmity between me and my people, nor can I complain of brothers, to whom a man may look for support however great his quarrel may be.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XVI
12  All this enmity and passion had Pearl inherited, by inalienable right, out of Hester's heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In VI. PEARL
13  This enmity, however, had apparently expired in a renewal of friendliness between the two women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
14  I see you to tell you that everything separates us--the depths of the sea, the enmity of kingdoms, the sanctity of vows.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
15  For some seeking to enlarge their possessions, and some to keep what they have got, wars and enmities ensue, from which result the ruin of one country and the growth of another.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXVII.
Example Sentence:
1  Flattery brings friends, but the truth begets enmity.
2  I don't understand his enmity towards his parents.
3  She denied any personal enmity towards him.
4  But Mr Chissano said he respected the views of others in the Commonwealth and didn't think the episode should bring about enmity between member states.
5  At Camp David, President Carter labored to bring an end to the enmity that prevented the peaceful coexistence of Egypt and Israel.
6  Turkey has a longstanding enmity with the Kurds and wants to push back the YPG from its border.