bear, feel, have, hold (esp. AmE)

Despite everything, she bore her former boss no animosity.

arouse, create, stir up
without animosity

They managed to discuss their past disagreements without animosity.

animosity between

The two rivals for party leadership insist that there is no animosity between them.

animosity towards/toward

I feel no animosity towards/toward the military.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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