how to pronounce antagonist


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antagonist is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of antagonist in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… dopamine antagonist haloperidol …”

meanings of antagonist


  1. One who antagonizes or stirs.
  2. A muscle that acts in opposition to another.
  3. An opponent or enemy.
  4. A chemical that binds to a receptor but does not produce a physiological response, blocking the action of agonist chemicals.
  5. The main character or force opposing the protagonist in a literary work or drama.

antagonist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word antagonist occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics antagonist can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that antagonist can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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