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View definitions for staving off

staving off

verb as in fend off

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It was a piteous, involuntary staving-off of 163 the inevitable.

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stave off, such as: avoid, block, hold back/hold off, repel, and ward/ward off.

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

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