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Why should she spare Chris, or try any longer to defend him when he was undefendable?

His proposal was examined by Cornwallis and rejected as undefendable.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., from Old French defendre (12c.) "defend, resist," and directly from Latin defendere "ward off, protect, guard, allege in defense," from de- "from, away" (see de-) + -fendere "to strike, push," from PIE root *gwhen- "to strike, kill" (see bane). In the Mercian hymns, Latin defendet is glossed by Old English gescildeð. Related: Defended; defending.

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