struggle, contest, conflict
Your antagonist is an opponent in a competition or battle.
A protagonist is the main character in a play, novel, or real event such as a battle or struggle.
a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
cause to agonize
intense feelings of suffering
a state of deep-seated ill-will
indicating opposition or resistance
provoke the hostility of
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