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Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She reached out and took the cigarette from Mrs. Kaye's faintly resisting hand.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
No room here,” cried the major, resisting them, “quite full outside—inside not safe!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
This is said in the person of the Jews, resisting the repeated commands of God, and still putting him off.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
This water, although of a dirty and thick appearance, is said to possess the valuable quality of resisting putridity for years.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
When the air blows over any resisting surface, it tends, in a way which we can hardly afford here to describe, to produce motions.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
A tremendous struggle is taking place at Homestead: the People are manifesting the right spirit in resisting tyranny and invasion.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Then, as the beast resisting its rider's efforts backed again, he sprang forward and seized the bridle.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
The motive for resisting affectation is, that it is both unsuccessful and sinful.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
But they would have perceived that by resisting they were much more likely to lose the Indies than to preserve Guipuscoa.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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WORDS RELATED TO RESISTING

  • immune
  • impervious
  • insusceptible
  • invulnerable
  • proof
  • protected
  • renitent
  • repellent
  • resisting
  • unsusceptible
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