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See definition of hold one ground on Dictionary.com
  • as inunbending
  • as inwithstand
  • as inhold one's ground

synonyms for hold one ground

  • crisp
  • firm
  • obstinate
  • reserved
  • aloof
  • distant
  • do-or-die
  • dug in
  • formal
  • hard as nails
  • hard-line
  • hold one's ground
  • hold the fort
  • hold the line
  • incompliant
  • inelastic
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • intractable
  • locked-in
  • obdurate
  • relentless
  • resolute
  • set in stone
  • severe
  • single-minded
  • standing one's ground
  • standing pat
  • sticking to one's guns
  • stiff
  • strict
  • stubborn
  • uncompromising
  • unflexible
  • unrelenting
  • unswayable
  • unyielding
  • uptight
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antonyms for hold one ground

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  • flexible
  • soft
  • yielding
  • bending
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • relaxed
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    How to use hold one ground in a sentence

    Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.
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    He alludes to it as one of their evil customs and used by them to produce insensibility.
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    There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    We prefer the American volume of Hochelaga to the Canadian one, although both are highly interesting.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    The afternoon was a lovely one—the day was a perfect example of the mellowest mood of autumn.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
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