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So woman has something more to do than to beat back the tempter.

And then he hauled the boat to the wind and beat back to his father's place.

For more than six months they beat back every force that was sent against them.

Some struck the sail, and others we beat back with our hands.

We had a foul wind, and it took us three days to beat back into Malta harbour.

My plan is to run down that distance, or more than that, and then to beat back.

We had a long way to beat back to where the wreck was lying.

They followed him, and for a while, at least, beat back the enemy with their curtle-axes.

The tide is strong at the moment—too strong for us to beat back—but it will turn speedily.

Here is where the brave Wellington stood; there is where we beat back the Old Guard.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.