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inimical

Synonyms of inimical in English:

adjective

  • 1 an inimical gaze policies inimical to democracy
    antagonistic, contrary, antipathetic, unfavorable, adverse, opposed;
    hostile, unkind, unsympathetic, unfriendly, ill-disposed, malevolent;
    unwelcoming, cold, frosty
    literary malefic
    [Antonyms] friendly, favorable
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