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In the midst of this the lungs have their resistive vitality raised so as to throw off the disease.
HEALTH THROUGH WILL POWERJAMES J. WALSH
He was very resistive to the taking of a bath, and suddenly snapped  at the attendants who cared for him.
STUDIES IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRYBERNARD GLUECK
The first thing that a man begins to lose through the inroads of age is his resistive power.
KEEPING FIT ALL THE WAYWALTER CAMP
His last illness was the result of a cold, and his advanced age, eighty-seven, left him little resistive vitality.
MAKERS OF MODERN MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
Most people have quite enough resistive vitality to enable them to recover from the disease.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
Resistive vitality in the physical order and character in the moral order seem to be co-ordinate factors.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
It is due to infection, but the infection becomes more possible after a lowering of resistive vitality in the nervous system.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
Certain families possess a resistive vitality to the disease; others lack it.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
And I tried to be honest, even when circumstances and my own poor resistive force combined to direct me into the priesthood.
CARMEN ARIZACHARLES FRANCIS STOCKING
This morning lies in bed staring, resistive, again she is markedly cataleptic.
BENIGN STUPORSAUGUST HOCH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RESISTIVE

  • contrary
  • defiant
  • disobedient
  • opposing
  • rebellious
  • resisting
  • resistive
  • unyielding
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