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Now, for the first time, Hikmatullah Shadman is publicly fighting back.

So you swing into action and start fighting back against those forces bent on despoiling your paradise.

The local police have praised the women for fighting back and said their fierceness kept the assaults from moving further.

As the song ended, fighting back tears, he identified individual members of the crowd.

They have been fighting back, putting pressure on conglomerates like Cargill to harvest oil palms sustainably.

This deadly rush could only be construed as an attack, and Blake was fighting back.

He continued to retreat slowly, fighting back at every inch.

He faced her, fighting back the quick emotions in which her proximity always involved him.

“I think my school relations are entirely my own business,” retorted the young man, fighting back his mounting wrath.

Tommy cried out and began fighting back, with the result that she was the one to swallow salt water.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fight back, such as: resist, retaliate, beat off, bottle up, check, and contain.

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