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Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
hostile

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  1. Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly
    a hostile force
    hostile intentions
    a hostile country
    hostile to a sudden change

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Noun

Singular
hostile

Plural
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hostile ({{{1}}})
  1. An enemy; esp., an American Indian in arms against the whites; -- commonly in the plural.

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