Etymology:[ an-'ta-g&-"ni-z&m ] (noun.) circa 1828. From Ancient Greek ἀνταγωνιστής (“opponent”), from ἀνταγωνίζεσθαι (“antagonize”).
Synonyms:animosity, animus, antipathy, antithesis, clashing, competition, conflict, contention, contradistinction, contrariety, difference, disagreement, discord, dissension, enmity, friction, hatred, hostility, incongruity, oppugnancy
Antonyms:accord, agreement, harmony, rapport, sympathy, understanding
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