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Yes, Akbar had put up a website at, and yes, it was to raise funds to defend against Kimberlin.

It also makes the boycott difficult for moderates to defend against conservative attacks.

And in the meantime, Israel seems to lack the technology either to eliminate the Iranian bomb or to defend against it.

Markets would have to defend against the possibility of a strong report reigniting October taper expectations.

And you can't really imagine how you'd re-engineer America to defend against such attacks.

To defend against a conspiracy, I may properly term it—against the lawless violence of confederated associations, a vast property.

On the other hand, the narrow front was easier to fortify, protect with mine-fields, and defend against attack.

He was afraid, as any healthy human is afraid when he stands before a danger that he can neither defend against nor assail.

Because of its size it would be a hard place to defend against so formidable a mob as this which was now moving down the hill.

Diaz could offer no assistance, for he had himself to defend against the attacks of Fabian.

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On this page you'll find 156 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defend against, such as: avert, avoid, bar, block, counter, and forbid.

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