sworn enemy


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sworn enemy

A person, group, or organization for whom one holds a particularly intense, deep-seated hatred. Our environmentalist lobby group is heading out to protest against Big Oil, our sworn enemy.
See also: enemy, sworn
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Death Ray Vision performs for the Benefit for Hurt Reynolds, with Sworn Enemy, Acaro, Full Blown Chaos, Swarm Of Eyes, Stoop Kid and A Wanted Awakening at 6:30 p.
The third underground nuclear test is a resolute and legitimate self-defence measure which was taken to cope with the hostile policy of the US against the DPRK, the US which is the sworn enemy of the Korean people," said Party Secretary of the Ruling Workers Party of Korea , Kim Ki Nam addressing the crowd from the balcony.
The Prime Minister said the error in which the South Korean flag was wrongly shown instead of sworn enemy North Korea's at a football game was "an honest mistake" for which an apology has been issued.
But I nearly killed myself laughing when Tom had to broker a temporary peace treaty with his foe to fight Spike-Tom's untamed sworn enemy.
Vowing revenge, he offers his life to his sworn enemy Aufidius (Gerard Butler) and the two march on Rome, intending to destroy it.
While the trailer leaves much to the imagination, it promises a thrilling final confrontation between Harry and his sworn enemy Voldemort, played by Daniel Radcliffe and Ralph Fiennes respectively.
Israel is viewed as an arch foe and a sworn enemy of the Islamic Republic and Tehran has refrained to recognize the Israeli regime ever since the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979.
Referring to US Secretary of Sate Robert Gates statement that Pakistan now believed Al-Qaida and Taliban as bigger threat than India, he said India had been a sworn enemy to Pakistan.
It is believed that current president Joan Laporta, who is entering his final year in charge, is desperate to deliver former Barcelona teenastar Fabregas before he quits to stop his sworn enemy Sandro Rosell from taking credit for the transfer at Barcelona, The Mirror reports.
They were the sworn enemy of the United States of America.
Meanwhile, halfsister and sworn enemy Morgana (Helen Mirren) is busy plotting his downfall.
I AM sure many of us older Socialists will be deeply saddened to read that Mark Dowd has to turn to the sworn enemy, the Tories, grubbing around for votes to keep him in the Chair of Merseyside Passenger Transport Authority.
Over and over again Blaine takes sides against Kaitlyn, who he seemingly knows pretty well, and with Amber, Kaltlyn's nefarious sworn enemy.
Staggering downstairs, he spots a DVD waiting to be played and is stunned to find it contains a message from his sworn enemy, Verona (Cantillo).