Grammar Patterns

poss N

The 'opponent' group

These nouns refer to someone who is fighting, competing with, or hostile to someone else.
We are aware that they are helping our enemies.
At 25, the London-born, Canadian-raised boxer, was 11 years younger than his opponent.
And in the presidential contest, Mr Mugabe took five times as many votes as his rival, Mr Edgar Tekere.
  • adversary
  • challenger
  • competitor
  • enemy
  • opponent
  • rival
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