resist


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Synonyms for resist

oppose

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  • accept
  • welcome
  • yield to
  • submit to
  • surrender to
  • give in to
  • succumb to
  • cave in to
  • acquiesce to

fight against

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refrain from

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withstand

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cannot resist

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Synonyms for resist

to oppose actively and with force

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to take a stand against

Synonyms for resist

elude, especially in a baffling way

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withstand the force of something

resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

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refuse to comply

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References in classic literature ?
Having taken for granted that there was a foundation in truth for what she herself had heard in her aunt's room, could she reasonably resist the conclusion that there must be a foundation in truth for what Mrs.
At this successful stage of affairs Polly found it impossible to resist the loan of a pair of gold bands for the wrists and Fanny's white fan with the little mirror in the middle.
Consequently formations rich in fossils and sufficiently thick and extensive to resist subsequent degradation, may have been formed over wide spaces during periods of subsidence, but only where the supply of sediment was sufficient to keep the sea shallow and to embed and preserve the remains before they had time to decay.
God knows he will have temptations enough to assail him, both from within and without, when I have done all I can to render vice as uninviting to him, as it is abominable in its own nature - I myself have had, indeed, but few incentives to what the world calls vice, but yet I have experienced temptations and trials of another kind, that have required, on many occasions, more watchfulness and firmness to resist than I have hitherto been able to muster against them.
The impetuosity of the squire bore down all before him; and Sophia, as her aunt very wisely foresaw, was not able to resist him.
So far she has shown herself able to resist his fascinations.
There are points on which I should always resist my father, as I used to tell you.
Lucy, who at other times had always been at the piano when Maggie was looking in this way, could not resist the impulse to steal up to her and kiss her.
The Global Color Resist Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global color resist industry.
There's a widespread feeling among people in the cancer field that further treatment gains will be a result of a much more detailed understanding of neoplastic [cancer] cells and an understanding of the mechanism by which the cells can adapt to and resist neoplastic drugs.
Incorporating Nano-Tex Resist Spills fabric treatment into men's designer suits demonstrates that style and function do coexist.
In order to guarantee optimal support of these applications SUSS MicroTec has designed its coating equipment to accommodate a wide range of photoresist viscosities, while a unique coat bowl design prevents the typical build-up of cast-off resist.
But after testing four types of available lens materials, they found that eyeglass lenses made from glass, allyl resin plastic or high-index plastic did not resist breaking when struck with objects such as golf balls or baseballs traveling at speeds lower than a person might encounter in everyday life.
5 microns at 3 sigma DirectAlign increases the mask aligner process window for a variety of applications such as thick resist MEMS, and wafer level packaging.
There are few, in turn, who can resist Richardson's thoroughly wicked performance.