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To be or act in contention or conflict with:
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  1. To be or act in contention or conflict with:
  2. To set as an opposite in position:
  3. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
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  1. To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
  2. To resist or oppose with determined effort:
  3. To resist or endure successfully.
To keep from falling or moving; support:
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  1. To keep from falling or moving; support:
  2. To reserve or keep back from use:
  3. To keep (a room, etc.) for use later
To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
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  1. To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
  2. To be left as still to be dealt with:
  3. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
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  1. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
  2. To keep in existence; sustain:
  3. To keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency:
To continue in existence; last:
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  1. To continue in existence; last:
  2. To hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.); stand; bear; undergo
  3. To continue in existence; last; remain
To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
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  1. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
  2. To yield fruit; produce:
  3. To carry or hold in the mind over time; harbor:
To go on with a particular action or in a particular condition; persist:
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  1. To go on with a particular action or in a particular condition; persist:
  2. To carry on after an interruption; resume:
  3. To cause to remain or last; retain or maintain:
To hold firmly and steadfastly to a purpose, state, or undertaking despite obstacles, warnings, or setbacks.
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  1. To hold firmly and steadfastly to a purpose, state, or undertaking despite obstacles, warnings, or setbacks.
  2. To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
  3. To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To be in existence, in effect, or customary:
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  1. To be in existence, in effect, or customary:
  2. To get possession of, esp. by some effort; procure
  3. To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire.
To be able to last through
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  1. To be able to last through
  2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
  3. (Informal) To continue or endure; last
To put up with; tolerate:
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  1. To put up with; tolerate:
To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
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  1. To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
  2. To feel pain or distress; sustain injury or harm:
  3. To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
To come through (something) safely; survive:
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  1. To come through (something) safely; survive:
  2. To become worn, discolored, etc. from being exposed to the weather or atmosphere
  3. The state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place. Weather is described in terms of variable conditions such as temperature, humidity, wind velocity, precipitation, and barometric pressure. Weather on Earth occurs primarily in the troposphere, or lower atmosphere, and is driven by energy from the Sun and the rotation of the Earth. The average weather conditions of a region over time are used to define a region's climate.
To stand fast; remain; go on being
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  1. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  2. To continue in existence; endure:
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To recognize and respect (the rights, beliefs, or practices of others).
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  1. To recognize and respect (the rights, beliefs, or practices of others).
  2. To accept or be patient regarding (something unpleasant or undesirable); endure:
  3. To recognize and respect (others' beliefs, practices, etc.) without sharing them
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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  1. To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
  2. To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
To keep adequately supplied:
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  1. To keep adequately supplied:
  2. To remain in adequate supply:
  3. To persist or endure for the entire length of; survive:
To object to or interfere with the actions of (someone seen as bullying, pushy, or controlling).
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  1. To object to or interfere with the actions of (someone seen as bullying, pushy, or controlling).
  2. To withstand, to weather, to survive in spite of.
(Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
  2. (Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
To refuse to accept (a person); spurn
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  1. To refuse to accept (a person); spurn
  2. To drive or force back; hold or ward off
  3. (Physics) To present an opposing force to; push back or away from by a force:
To fight, contend, or struggle
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  1. To fight, contend, or struggle
  2. To fight or struggle against; oppose, resist, or seek to get rid of
  3. To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
To meet or return (a blow) by another blow.
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  1. To meet or return (a blow) by another blow.
  2. To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
  3. To or toward an opposite or dissimilar course or outcome:
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  1. To resist or endure (something) successfully.
  2. To resist or oppose with determined effort:
  3. To resist or endure successfully.
To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
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  1. To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
  2. (Football) To charge into (an opponent's line) carrying the ball.
  3. To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
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  1. To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
  2. To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
  3. To call into question and take an active stand against; dispute or challenge:
To question the truth of; doubt
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  1. To question the truth of; doubt
  2. To argue; debate
  3. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
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  1. To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
  2. To turn (a gun, lathe, etc.) laterally; swivel
  3. (Law) To deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a lawsuit.
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