mortal enemy

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Noun1.mortal enemy - an enemy who wants to kill you
foe, enemy - a personal enemy; "they had been political foes for years"
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He landed in America, was received with enthusiasm, held meetings, saw himself carried in triumph, reconciled President Barbicane to his mortal enemy, Captain Nicholl, and, as a token of reconciliation, persuaded them both to start with him in the projectile.
I had sent so many memorials and petitions for my liberty, that his majesty at length mentioned the matter, first in the cabinet, and then in a full council; where it was opposed by none, except Skyresh Bolgolam, who was pleased, without any provocation, to be my mortal enemy. But it was carried against him by the whole board, and confirmed by the emperor.
That man is too much for me; he is my mortal enemy, but he shall forthwith fall!
You have stated that you regard me as your mortal enemy, because I was, so you affirm, that of your father."
Aramis darted at D'Artagnan one of those looks which inform a man that he has acquired a mortal enemy. Then, resuming his mild air, "You are deceived, gentlemen," said he, "this handkerchief is not mine, and I cannot fancy why Monsieur has taken it into his head to offer it to me rather than to one of you; and as a proof of what I say, here is mine in my pocket."
Any other person would, perhaps, have been overcome by such an intoxicating draught of praise; but he feared to make for himself a mortal enemy of the police minister, although he saw that Dandre was irrevocably lost.
In an interview with ( Teleshow , MiguelA spoke about the documentary he made about the life of the belovedA the father of LaA Chilindrina and mortal enemy of Dona FlorindaA in "El Chavo del Ocho." "The main idea was to make a book, my uncle Esteban Valdes wanted to write about my grandfather's life from his point of view and this text would have a DVD with the interviews of my grandfather's three dearest companions: Edgar Vivar, Maria Antonieta de las Nieves and Carlos Villagran,"A he said adding that the material was so great that the family took a step further andA upload it to YouTube.A "Doing this work I learned many things thatA I had no idea and I never imagined.
Her mortal enemy is the hoover, and if we the hoover, we'd be feeling pretty nervous right about now.
'Lies are being weaponized to kill the truth!' she said, adding 'the truth is the greatest, mortal enemy of the lie.
Sherlock Holmes comes face to face with his greatest fear at the hands of his mortal enemy in this stunning new tale of romance and suspense.
A young woman named Deiji is recruited by a mysterious necromancer named Mowat to break the spell on each of the four elements, in order to quell the fever that Mowats mortal enemy, Relant, brought upon the world and thereby reunite the continents.
Thewlis' character will be the Shame Wizard, the Hormone Monster's mortal enemy who haunts the kids, stoking their deepest shame!