antagonize

英 美 [æn'tæɡənaɪz]
  • vt. 使…敌对;使…对抗;对…起反作用
  • vi. 引起反抗
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1、ant- "against" + agon- + -ize.
2、含义:competitor, opponent, rival.
antagonize (v.)
1630s, "to compete with," from Greek antagonizesthai "to struggle against, oppose, be a rival" (see antagonist). Meaning "to struggle against continuously" is recorded from 1742. Related: Antagonized; antagonizing.
1. He didn't want to antagonize her.
他不想引起她的反感。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Not wishing to antagonize her further, he said no more.
他不愿惹她更生气,便不再说话。

来自《权威词典》

3. Large firms do not wish to antagonize the federal government unduly.
大厂商并不想过分地与政府发生顶撞.

来自辞典例句

4. I advise you not to antagonize him.
我劝你别与他为敌.

来自辞典例句

5. The church settlement she effected was planned to antagonize as few people as possible.
她在解决教会问题时,注意到尽可能少得罪人.

来自辞典例句

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