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hostile

adjective  /ˈhɑs·təl, -tɑɪl/ us  

hostile adjective (UNFRIENDLY)

showing strong dislike; unfriendly: Her parents were openly hostile to me.

hostile adjective (DIFFICULT)

difficult or not suitable for living or growing: The Nevada desert is one of the most hostile regions in America.

hostile adjective (WARLIKE)

[not gradable] connected with an enemy or an act of war: The enemy was preparing to take hostile action.
hostilities
plural noun  /hɑˈstɪl·ɪ·t̬iz/ us  
fml Both sides were trying to avoid further hostilities.
hostility
noun [U]  /hɑsˈtɪl·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
He tried to hide his hostility.
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