Antonyms for relying

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Thus, she remained immutable, superior to fatigue, and ever relying on a prodigy.

"We are relying on you to help us, Mrs. Wilcox," said the young doctor.

The girl, relying more on her own eloquence than on that of Orso, began to speak.

Apes are not alone in relying on the experience of one of their members.

I disdain them, relying on my knowledge that I am in the right.

Nevertheless, relying on the strength and wisdom of God, I consented.

"You were relying on marrying me to pay your debts," he declared.

Do you think I'm going to disappoint that dear girl when she is relying on me?

In fact, he had rather been relying on Eustace to be the life and soul of the party.

Only fools can do that—I am relying on their frequent assertion that they can.

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