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Adjective
Unfriendly and aggressive in nature
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“The mayor faced hostile crowds while visiting the town.”
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Acting in opposition
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“The lobby group continues to remain hostile to the campaign.”
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Harsh or inhospitable in nature, especially of an environment or conditions
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“We braved the hostile conditions to make it to the summit of the mountain.”
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Belonging or appropriate to an enemy
“William, king of Scotland, who had made a hostile incursion upon the English territory, was defeated and made prisoner near Alnwick in Northumberland.”
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Marked by aggression and hostility, or warlike in nature
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Aggressive or violent in nature or character
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Alienated or estranged, often with hostile effect
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Not having or showing sympathy or mercy
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Reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
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Offensive or disgusting
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Not polite or friendly
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Contrary to the laws and customs of society, in a way that causes annoyance and disapproval in others
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Full of rage and anger
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Overly patriotic or nationalistic, often with an element of favouring war or an aggressive foreign policy
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Completely different in nature
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Conflicting or incompatible with something else
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Exploitative, usually in an unscrupulous manner
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An opponent or adversary
“The presence of a hostile in the area kept the residents on edge.”
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