combat

[ verb kuhm-bat, kom-bat, kuhm-; noun kom-bat, kuhm- ]SEE DEFINITION OF combat

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMBAT

In front of Judge Gould's office the combat was at its height.

In fact, as far as I know, little attempt was made to combat fear in any way.

In the man's emphasis the girl realized at last the inefficacy of her efforts to combat his will.

If we are going to combat the 'yellow peril' we must combine against it.

Externally the combat of chastity recommences; always the thorns reappear.

How the combat was going down there, it was difficult to say.

He tried to imagine the combat, his own attitude, and the position of his adversary.

I only know that I must wait—that compulsion is greater than my strength to combat.

Even when the combat is no more than doubtful, they bear away the bodies of their slain.

She began to speak quickly, with determination, to combat her fear.

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