Thesaurus / self-defense

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And, if it did, Switzerland would in self-defense be bound to oppose the decision!

No one would ever believe that the blow had been struck in self-defense.

The Real ManFrancis Lynde

"I didn't want her to carry none," said Jim, more eager about self-defense than grammar.

The Ice QueenErnest Ingersoll

Happy Benvenuto with his Parisian halo, which did not interfere with the manly arts of self-defense!

The Gentle ReaderSamuel McChord Crothers

In self-defense these societies must be organized, and this sort of thing done away.

Nasby in ExileDavid R. Locke

However, it began to look as if Frank would be forced to do his best in self-defense.

"It is not pride," said Mrs. Wyndham, stung to self-defense.

The Wyndam GirlsMarion Ames Taggart

Let us, sir, never carry our arms into the territory of other nations, unless we are compelled to take them up in self-defense.

The mob again fired upon the Saints at De Witt, who were compelled to return the fire in self-defense.

I suppose they wanted me to get out on the warpath so they could frame up some story about self-defense.

The OrphanClarence E. Mulford
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