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de-fending

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Synonyms for de-fending

adj defensive
  • alert
  • averting
  • cautious
  • checking
  • defending
  • expectant
  • guarding
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • safeguarding
  • vigilant
  • warding off
  • watchful
  • withstanding
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