1‘party politics are inimical to genuine democracy’
harmful, injurious, detrimental, deleterious, pernicious, damaging, hurtful, dangerous, destructive, ruinous, calamitous
antagonistic, contrary, antipathetic, unfavourable, adverse, opposed, hostile, at odds, not conducive, prejudicial
literary malefic, maleficent
2‘he fixed her with an inimical gaze’
hostile, unfriendly, antagonistic, ill-disposed, unkind, unsympathetic, malevolent, malign
inhospitable, unwelcoming, cold, icy, frosty, glacial
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.