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Correct spelling:
antagonist
Definition:
a muscle that relaxes while another contracts

Synonyms:

noun
antagonist
adversary, opponent, opposer, resister.
artifact
antagonist.
body
antagonist.
combatant
adversary, assailant, battler, brawler, bruiser, bully, combatant, competitor, contestant, duelist, enemy, fighter, foe, gladiator, man-at-arms, mercenary, militant, opponent, pugilist, quarreler, rioter, rival, soldier, struggler, swordsman, thug, tough, warrior, Jouster.
enemy
attacker, hater, invader, opposite, opposition, sanguinary, savage, sectarian, shrew, unfriendly, Archenemy, Sectary.
opponent
assaulter, disputant, foil, opposer, villain.
person causing problem
adversary, bad person, bandit, competitor, contender, enemy, foe, match, opponent, opposer, opposite number, rival, Oppugnant, CRIP, angries.
revolutionist
revolutionist.
theatrical role
part.
Examples of usage:
  1. Its antagonist was invisible from where Hugh sat. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. His heavy antagonist now saw that nothing could serve his purpose but an exercise of sheer weight and brute force, and he pressed on and on with such fury that Tom almost cried aloud in his fear. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  3. The antagonist errors appear for the last time in the words which we have now to consider. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  4. I cannot go on in this way, met at every turn by a rival, an antagonist. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  5. By a round is understood the duration of a contest till one has planted an unparried blow on his antagonist; it may be on his person or only on his defensive paraphernalia: of such rounds twelve at least are made. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt

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