combating

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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMBATING

Plato saw the necessity of combating the illogical logic of the Megarians and Eristics.

I ignored it, and went on combating what I assumed to be the scruples of an exaggerated delicacy.

His strength was beyond any hope of combating it with her small strength.

We watch him, admiring his ferocious aspect, combating with death.

Dante compelled himself to speak bravely, combating her alarms.

All moral devices for combating abuses flourish in the school.

Athos lost no more time in combating this immutable resolution.

He was swift to detect error, and impatient in combating blunder.

So far from combating the will, both the Crockers were cordial in their support.

Only in one way, by mastering or, more commonly, by combating affection.

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