Making peace with your enemies can be pragmatic and lasting; making peace by ignoring their enmity is foolish and sterile.
German-Russian enmity has been a powerful driving force for centuries.
And yet the level of enmity between the press and Sarah Palin somehow has managed a further descent.
Believe what your post-hard-work-day brain will allow, but the enmity went from entrenched to fleeting in a blink of an eye.
Before the revolution, the Army and the Brotherhood had a long history of enmity.
So long as the consuls were at enmity, little would be done!
I have no enmity to these ladies; I only despise them, or rather, their follies and their faults.
If a paper prints a line about him its his enemy, and it dont pay to have the enmity of a man worth nearly a hundred millions.
"I think her friendship more to be dreaded than her enmity," replied Belinda.
"Yes, but they ought not to let their enmity stand between us in a time like this," said Jack.
late 14c., from Old French enemistié "enmity, hostile act, aversion," from Vulgar Latin *inimicitatem (nominative *inimicitas), from Latin inimicitia "enmity, hostility," from inimicus "enemy" (see enemy). Related: Enmities.
deep-rooted hatred. "I will put enmity between thee and the woman, between thy seed and her seed" (Gen. 3:15). The friendship of the world is "enmity with God" (James 4:4; 1 John 2:15, 16). The "carnal mind" is "enmity against God" (Rom. 8:7). By the abrogation of the Mosaic institutes the "enmity" between Jew and Gentile is removed. They are reconciled, are "made one" (Eph. 2:15, 16).