It is not easy to determine the antagonist he had in view.
In his youth he was an antagonist of Mahomet.
Ivan was also unfortunate in having for his chief antagonist Stephen Bathory, one of the greatest captains of the age.
One strong antagonist to Moawiya remained, in the person of Ziyad.
He is best known as a distinguished antagonist of Martin Luther, against whom he wrote a good deal.
At the beginning of the year 1701 he was sent into Italy once more to oppose his old antagonist Catinat.
His first antagonist on this head was Albert Pighius, a Romanist, who, resuming the controversy between Erasmus and Luther on the freedom of the will, violently attacked Calvin for the views he had expressed on that subject.
It is difficult to write an interesting story without an antagonist or conflict.
When disturbed it will attack man, and it is a dangerous antagonist, for it always strikes at the face.
I was especially nervous about my next tennis match as I was facing my biggest antagonist.
It does not seek to attack man; but when baited, or in defence of its young, shows great courage and strength, rising on its hind legs and endeavouring to grasp its antagonist in an embrace.
My favorite antagonist in literature is Iago in Othello. He is set on bringing down Othello.
Sarah was competitive with another student, who became her antagonist all the way through high school.
He richly deserved the epithet "the greatest of the Magyars" bestowed upon him by his political antagonist Kossuth.
Middleton is said to have been so irritated that he endeavoured to put the penal laws in force against his antagonist, who prudently withdrew from London.
At Green Spring, near Jamestown Island, Lafayette boldly attacked his antagonist on the 6th of July, but had to save himself by a hasty retreat.