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None of that happens so long as the party willing to harbor and defend a demagogue who threatens the republic stands in the way.
STOP TRYING TO SAVE THE GOP. IT’S HOPELESS.JENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The scene was fitting, given that the shine of adding the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner to the defending World Series champions obscured the picture of exactly what the Dodgers are getting in the enigmatic right-hander.
TREVOR BAUER, UNORTHODOX STAR WITH AN UNORTHODOX DEAL, GETS AN UNORTHODOX DODGERS INTROCHELSEA JANESFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Hogan administration has defended its decentralized system as critical to building an infrastructure that can ramp up when the federal government delivers more doses.
SOUTH AFRICA AND U.K. CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS DETECTED IN D.C.; MARYLAND TO OPEN THIRD MASS VACCINATION SITEERIN COX, JULIE ZAUZMER, RACHEL CHASONFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Throughout the panel, those involved with the Oversight Board defended the project.
FACEBOOK OVERSIGHT BOARD SAYS OTHER SOCIAL NETWORKS ‘WELCOME TO JOIN’ IF PROJECT SUCCEEDSTAYLOR HATMAKERFEBRUARY 11, 2021TECHCRUNCH
To suddenly shut them down would trigger legal actions the city can neither afford nor defend.
WHAT’S BEHIND THE EFFORT TO RECALL COUNCIL PRESIDENT JEN CAMPBELLSCOTT LEWISFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It’s just a staggeringly sloppy start for the defending champions.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That night in College Park, Ayala scored four points and didn’t defend well, either.
ERIC AYALA BOUNCED BACK FROM A ROUGH GAME. NOW HE NEEDS HIS TEAMMATES TO JOIN HIM.EMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The playwright takes the opportunity to defend her husband’s unjustly perceived shortcomings.
‘CATASTROPHIST’ OFFERS LESSONS FROM A PRE-COVID PLAGUEPATRICK FOLLIARDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The show follows the adventures of Goku and his friends, who defend the Earth against villains.
A LOVE FOR ‘DRAGON BALL Z’ HAS INFILTRATED NFL LOCKER ROOMSKYLE MELNICKFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Suu Kyi publicly rejected the accusations, defending her country against charges of genocide at the Hague in 2019.
AUNG SAN SUU KYI FACES NEW CHARGES AFTER THE COUP. CAN MYANMAR'S DEMOCRACY SURVIVE WITHOUT HER?AMY GUNIAFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFEND

  • backing
  • battling
  • contending
  • defending
  • espousing
  • fighting for
  • going to batting for
  • patronizing
  • pleading for
  • promoting
  • putting in a good word for
  • riding shotguning for
  • side with
  • standing behind
  • standing up for
  • supporting
  • thump for
  • upholding
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