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Enmity vs. Feud

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Enmitynoun

The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.

Feudnoun

A state of long-standing mutual hostility.

‘You couldn't call it a feud exactly, but there had always been a chill between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.’;

Enmitynoun

A state or feeling of opposition, hostility, hatred or animosity.

Feudnoun

A staged rivalry between wrestlers.

Enmitynoun

The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.

‘No ground of enmity between us known.’;

Feudnoun

(obsolete) A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race.

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Enmitynoun

A state of opposition; hostility.

‘The friendship of the world is enmity with God.’;

Feudnoun

An estate granted to a vassal by a feudal lord in exchange for service

Enmitynoun

a state of deep-seated ill-will

Feudverb

(intransitive) To carry on a feud.

‘The two men began to feud after one of them got a job promotion and the other thought he was more qualified.’;

Enmitynoun

the feeling of a hostile person;

‘he could no longer contain his hostility’;

Feudnoun

A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race.

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Feudnoun

A contention or quarrel; especially, an inveterate strife between families, clans, or parties; deadly hatred; contention satisfied only by bloodshed.

‘Mutual feuds and battles betwixt their several tribes and kindreds.’;

Feudnoun

A stipendiary estate in land, held of a superior, by service; the right which a vassal or tenant had to the lands or other immovable thing of his lord, to use the same and take the profits thereof hereditarily, rendering to his superior such duties and services as belong to military tenure, etc., the property of the soil always remaining in the lord or superior; a fief; a fee.

Feudnoun

a bitter quarrel between two parties

Feudverb

carry out a feud;

‘The two professors have been feuding for years’;

Feudnoun

a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute

‘his long-standing feud with Universal Pictures’;

Feudnoun

a state of prolonged mutual hostility, typically between two families or communities, characterized by murderous assaults in revenge for previous injuries

‘a savage feud over drugs money’;

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Feudverb

be engaged in a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute

‘Hoover feuded with the CIA for decades’;

Feud

A feud , referred to in more extreme cases as a blood feud, vendetta, faida, clan war, gang war, or private war, is a long-running argument or fight, often between social groups of people, especially families or clans. Feuds begin because one party (correctly or incorrectly) perceives itself to have been attacked, insulted, wronged, or otherwise injured by another.

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