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resist
'resist' - used as a verb
1. elude, especially in a baffling way
2. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
3. express opposition through action or words
4. withstand the force of something
The trees resisted her
5. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ
6. refuse to comply

derived forms
1. Resist / Past
resisted
2. Resist / Third Person
resists
3. Resist / Present Participle
resisting
Variations of 'resist'
 
Antonym
  • surrender
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    To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. - Click here to find out.
    Fact of the day
    The expression cooked "al dente" means "to the tooth." What this means is that the pasta should be somewhat firm, and offer some resistance to the tooth, but should also be tender.