To do something in response to an action done to oneself or an associate, especially to attack or injure someone as a response to a hurtful action.
To guard from attack; keep from harm or danger; protect
To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
fight against or resist strongly
To contend with or oppose with violence or in battle.
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