resist[ ri-zist ]SEE DEFINITION OF resist
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESIST
She had not life enough left to resist the shock of her father-in-law's blows.
Why resist, and refuse the glory of belonging to the faculty?
"I'll do it," I cried, no longer able to resist, for the fever of it was in my blood.
She was so distressed to find that she no longer had strength to resist her pride.
They are my strength; they give me the courage to resist you.
Concerning Linda she could not resist a feeling of exultation.
With the courage of her mother-love she could resist anything and everyone.
But there are things which no strength of mind, no temerity can resist.
He could not resist the infringement of this rule, however, and continued his experiments.
She knew too much of life, in some patient fashion, to resist it, in any of its phases.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RESIST
- beat off
- care for
- fend off
- fight for
- guard against
- hold at bay
- keep safe
- look after
- provide sanctuary
- repel danger
- stave off
- take in
- ward off
- watch over