Mammoth Memory

Hostile – Unfriendliness or opposition

(Pronounced hoss-tyle)

To remember the definition of the word hostile, use the following mnemonic:

The host's floor tiles (hostile) showed he was not friendly.

The host's floor tiles (hostile) showed she was not friendly.


Examples of hostile in a sentence

April left her job because of the hostile work environment.

The hostile dog growled at me.

When the police officer pointed the gun at me, he looked quite hostile.

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