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To stand firm against changes into the wrong direction it helps to be a noncompromiser.

The purists who say that they need nothing except a cast iron dutch oven and a good chef's knife may scoff, but I stand firm.

But the fact is that those 41, if they link arms and stand firm, have more power than the president.

Pakistan clearly seems to be circling the wagons in an effort to stand firm against U.S. demands.

Clive Irving on why Obama should stand firm against Republicans to get the right person into the job.

In your boots you will be unable to stand firm; you will run the risk of slipping every time that you break ground.

When that turbulent personage found himself safe in Munster, Rory Oge was one of the outlaws whom he adjured to stand firm.

But Miles Standish was so brave a man that he made his men stand firm and drive the Indians away.

Reid raised himself, and sang out, entreating the men to stand firm.

He wanted her to stand firm in her belief in him, whatever rumors might be afloat upon the street.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stand firm, such as: assert, contend, demand, hold, maintain, and press.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.