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Foe vs. Helper

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Foeadjective

(obsolete) Hostile.

Helpernoun

One who helps; an aide.

Foenoun

An enemy.

Helpernoun

That which helps; anything serving to assist.

Foenoun

A unit of energy equal to 1044 joules.

Helpernoun

(Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family home, or in a market; domestic employee.

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Foenoun

One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.

‘A man's foes shall be they of his own household.’;

Helpernoun

a locomotive that assists a train, usually on steep gradients.

Foenoun

An enemy in war; a hostile army.

Helpernoun

One who, or that which, helps, aids, assists, or relieves; as, a lay helper in a parish.

‘Thou art the helper of the fatherless.’; ‘Compassion . . . oftentimes a helper of evils.’;

Foenoun

One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.

‘A foe to received doctrines.’;

Helpernoun

a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose;

‘my invaluable assistant’; ‘they hired additional help to finish the work’;

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Foeverb

To treat as an enemy.

Helpernoun

a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

Foenoun

an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force);

‘a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies’;

Foenoun

a personal enemy;

‘they had been political foes for years’;

Foenoun

an enemy or opponent

‘his work was praised by friends and foes alike’;

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