ill-disposed


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And as I hear everywhere that at the court they are ill-disposed to him, I wish to warn him, that he may be on his guard.
Gummidge, and only wished that a lion or a serpent, or any ill-disposed monster, would make an attack upon us, that I might destroy him, and cover myself with glory.
He turned to Antilochus and said, "Now, Antilochus, angry though I have been, I can give way to you of my own free will; you have never been headstrong nor ill-disposed hitherto, but this time your youth has got the better of your judgement; be careful how you outwit your betters in future; no one else could have brought me round so easily, but your good father, your brother, and yourself have all of you had infinite trouble on my behalf; I therefore yield to your entreaty, and will give up the mare to you, mine though it indeed be; the people will thus see that I am neither harsh nor vindictive.
The interaction with the arrogant Dragon or the ill-disposed Goat will always end with a headache.
That would likely make Tehran very happy since it would offend the group of Iranians most ill-disposed toward the regime and help it promote its propaganda line that the United States hates Iranians.
Western and Arab leaders fear both rulers, ill-disposed to dissent, are using their detente to exert pressure on Washington, the EU and the moderate Arabs and stir tensions in NATO, an alliance of which Turkey is a militarily-weakening member.
The visit is being closely watched in the West, where some fear both men, powerful leaders ill-disposed to dissent, might use their rapprochement to exert pressure on Washington and the European Union and stir tensions within NATO, the military alliance of which Turkey is a member.
The visit was closely watched in the West, where some fear that both men, powerful leaders who critics say are ill-disposed to dissent, might use their rapprochement to exert pressure on Washington and the European Union and stir tensions within NATO, the military alliance of which Turkey is a member.
Western and Arab leaders monitoring the Putin-Erdogan talks feared both rulers, ill-disposed to dissent, used their detente to exert pressure on Washington, the EU and the moderate Arabs and stir tensions in NATO, an alliance of which Turkey is a member being militarily weakened.
A Freedom of Information request over possible contamination at the Glyn Rhonwy site near Llanberis was rejected by the Ministry of Defence (MoD), who stated that "release of the information would enable ill-disposed persons or organisations to act against the national interest, and that therefore on balance the information should be withheld".
Turkey is highly sensitive to threats to its border security, and Erdoy-an, commander-in-chief of its armed forces, is ill-disposed to being threatened.