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- verb resist or confront with resistance
defy; hold; hold up.
- The politician defied public opinion
- The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
- The bridge held
- verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
resist; hold out; stand firm.
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- verb hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
turn back; stop; arrest; contain; check.
- Arrest the downward trend
- Check the growth of communism in South East Asia
- Contain the rebel movement
- Turn back the tide of communism
- verb keep under control; keep in check
keep back; restrain; keep.
- suppress a smile
- Keep your temper
- keep your cool
- noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
- his back was nicely tanned
- noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
- he wrote the date on the back of the photograph
- verb be against; express opposition to
- We oppose the ban on abortion
- verb fight against or resist strongly
defend; fight down; fight back; fight.
- The senator said he would oppose the bill
- Don't fight it!
- noun the act of grasping
grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
- he released his clasp on my arm
- he has a strong grip for an old man
- she kept a firm hold on the railing
- noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
- he has a good grasp of accounting practices
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