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n.1.One who encounters; an opponent; an antagonist.
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Humble with the proud, haughty with the humble, encounterer of dangers, endurer of outrages, enamoured without reason, imitator of the good, scourge of the wicked, enemy of the mean, in short, knight-errant, which is all that can be said
Standard encounterers between kisang and client were staged within the acknowledged limits of infidelity.