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1‘he was increasingly antagonistic to the government's reforms’
hostile, opposed, inimical, antipathetic, unsympathetic, ill-disposed, resistant, averse
against, set against, dead set against, at odds with, at variance with, in disagreement with, dissenting from
informal anti, agin
2‘an antagonistic group of bystanders’
hostile, aggressive, belligerent, bellicose, pugnacious, combative, contentious, truculent, confrontational, quarrelsome, argumentative
North American informal badass
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