"A 'hostile environment' doesn't mean that every woman on this campus has been harassed," says Brodsky.
But he decided to stay put and create a haven for secularists in his hostile hometown.
He was an alleged extortion victim of Bulger, who had engaged in a hostile takeover of a liquor store that Rakes once owned.
The Framers were not hostile to religion; this was not the French Revolution.
It was as if the very mention of Israel turned the question into a hostile interview.
He ignored the ring of hostile faces about him and calmly bit into the banana.
They must proceed, in fact, as if they were founding a great city on a hostile soil.
Nations, who are hostile, will be deterred from their attempts.
It was curious how much help he expected of Vicksburg, a hostile town.
Apollo's next act was to open a new spring of water, as the local nymph was hostile and grudged him her own.
late 15c., from Middle French hostile "of or belonging to an enemy" or directly from Latin hostilis "of an enemy," from hostis "enemy" (see guest). The noun meaning "hostile person" is recorded from 1838, American English, a word from the Indian wars.