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Everything strives forwards, forwards, dragging the resister along with ecstatic power.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French resister "hold out against" (14c.), from Latin resistere "to make a stand against, oppose; to stand back; withstand," from re- "against" (see re-) + sistere "take a stand, stand firm" (see assist). Related: Resisted; resisting.

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