combat

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Synonyms for combat

fight

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  • support
  • accept
  • give up on
  • surrender to
  • make peace with
  • acquiesce with
  • declare a truce with

Synonyms for combat

to strive in opposition

a hostile encounter between opposing military forces

Synonyms for combat

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Then I saw how these people combated the rigors of the arctic, and lived in luxury and comfort in the midst of a land of perpetual ice.
The ruling idea in him was the fine dreadful idea which I had vainly combated at our last interview.
Anne could hardly discard it completely, for there were undoubtedly times when she felt, with an instinct that was not to be combated by reason, that Leslie harbored a queer, indefinable resentment towards her.
Miss Twinkleton, in her seminarial state of existence, has combated the romantic aspect of this destiny by affecting to shake her head over it behind Miss Bud's dimpled shoulders, and to brood on the unhappy lot of that doomed little victim.
Although Miss Halcombe did not seem to be convinced, she evidently felt that the schoolmaster's statement of the case was too sensible to be openly combated.
Nowadays the devil is not combated by prayers and fasting.
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