opponent

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opponent's position angle
Russian anarchist; ally and later opponent of Karl Marx (1814-1876) Bakunin , Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bakunin , Mikhail Bakunin
wrestling hold with arms locked tightly around the opponent bear hug
German Lutheran theologian and pastor whose works concern Christianity in the modern world; an active opponent of Nazism, he was arrested and sent to Buchenwald and later executed (1906-1945) Bonhoeffer , Dietrich Bonhoeffer
sport of attacking one's opponent using punches boxing
(tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving break , break of serve
fighter who strikes the opponent with his head butter
you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent bye , pass
removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board capture
obstructing an opponent in ice hockey check
(chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king check
checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces checkers , draughts
chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king checkmate , mate
board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king chess , chess game
(chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board counterattack , counterplay
illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick) crosscheck
(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings demur , demurral , demurrer
(law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings demurrer
opponent for the sake of argument devil's advocate
underhand commercial or political behavior designed to discredit an opponent dirty tricks
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