The Adversary


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The Satan, or the Devil.

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He promptly sent for the Adversary of Souls and demanded his freedom, explaining that he was entirely orthodox, and had always led a pious and holy life.
That is all very true," said the Adversary, "but you taught by example that a verb should not agree with its subject in person and number, whereas the Good Book says that contention is worse than a dinner of herbs.
The natural formation of the country is the soldier's best ally; but a power of estimating the adversary, of controlling the forces of victory, and of shrewdly calculating difficulties, dangers and distances, constitutes the test of a great general.
The adversary waited a while, with his shoulders still lifted, his head thrust down between them, and his keen bright eye fixed on me; then he threw out two or three more insults, which I could not understand, further than that I knew a portion of them consisted of language not used in church.
In this section, we first define a new security model for multisignature schemes, which gives the adversary complete freedom in specifying the public keys of the corrupted signers without handing over the corresponding private keys.
With our increased vigil, repeating another Kargil would be impossible for the adversary and they also know this, Kargil-based Forever in Operations Division Commander Major General S K Khajuria told PTI here.
With our increased vigil, repeating another Kargil would be impossible for the adversary and they also know this," Kargil-based 'Forever in Operations' Division Commander Major General S K Khajuria told PTI here.
Key to the development of lessons learned will be the Adversary Program that prepares Navy and Marine Corps pilots for the combat environment of the future.
Deterrence strategies aim at preventing a specific behavior by the adversary, while compulsion (coercion) strategies aim at changing the adversary's behavior.
Second, the assistant must address the uncertainty in information that security forces have about the adversary.
Or a negotiator, sensing that the adversary is taking advantage of his side's infatuation with the deal, may look for an opportunity to display some anger to show the adversary that they might, after all, walk away.
ability to do those things (prevent, deny, defeat, disrupt) may well influence the calculations of the adversary and contribute to dissuasion and deterrence.

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