96. Conflict


See also 413. WAR .

antagonist
an opponent in any kind of contest or conflict. Also called antipathist .
antipathist
Rare . an antagonist.
antipathy
an attitude of antagonism or aversion.
commination
the act of threatening, especially revenge or punishment.
contumacy
a refusal to obey; defiance.
duelist, duellist
1. a person engaged in a duel.
2. a person skilled at dueling.
feudist
a person who participates in a feud or other conflict.
insurgentism
the state of being an insurgent or rebel; the activities of insurgents or rebels.
jacquerie
a revolt of peasants against the social classes above them.
monomachy, monomachia
single combat; a duel. — monomachist , n .
neutrality
the state or position of being impartial or not allied with or committed to any party or viewpoint in a conflict, especially a war or armed conflict, — neutral , n., adj .
opponency
1. the state or quality of being an opponent.
2. an act or instance of opposing.
oppugnancy
1. the state or quality of being an antagonist.
2. an act or instance of antagonism. — oppugnant , adj .
pacation
Rare . the act or process of appeasing.
rebeldom
1. rebels collectively or as a group.
2. an area or region held by rebels.
sciamachy, sciomachy
battle with shadows or imaginary enemies.
velitation
a skirmish or other minor conflict.

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