Thesaurus / resist


Your sacrifice shall be the agony of agonies, the death of deaths, and yet you'll find yourself unable to resist.CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
And after that Grandfather Mole couldn't resist burrowing in the loose earth now and then.THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Thy nakedness shall be discovered, and thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and no man shall resist me.THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Eloquent in speech, warm-hearted and impulsive, he found it difficult to resist a joke, even at the expense of his friend.FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Her men can lie in Grenoble gaol to be dealt with by yourself for supporting her in an attempt to resist the Queen's authority.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
You will not see, madame that our position is far from desperate; that, after all, there may be no need to resist the King.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He has a will to resist temptation, but though he may clear a small temptation, he may fall at a large one.GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The Lanercost chronicler admits that the Galwegians purchased peace, being unable to resist the forces of Bruce.KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
When one enemy of his kingdom appears, vows should be made to resist and overthrow his influence.THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM


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