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Opposing; antagonistic.hostile, aggressive, threatening, antagonistic, pugnacious, bellicose, truculent, confrontational, argumentative, quarrelsome, disputatious, contentious, militant, combativeView synonyms
Early 16th century: from Latin oppugnant- ‘fighting against’, from the verb oppugnare (see oppugn).
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