Resistance synonyms

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A defense
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Intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude; readiness to contend or resist.
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A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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A defense
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A safety device, as on machinery
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The act of one who parries.
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(Law) A witness stand.
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(Law) The part of a court opinion that announces how the law is being applied to the particular facts of the case and that may establish precedent for future similar cases.
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A violation of the rules in lacrosse in which a player in possession of the ball uses a free hand or arm to push or control the movement of a defender or a defender's stick.
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A blunt or abrupt repulse or refusal, as to an offer.
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Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
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A defense
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(Architecture) The top layer of a brick wall, especially one that slopes in order to throw off water
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A defense
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A protecting or being protected
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A person or thing that provides protection.
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A section of mesh held in a frame, for use as in a window or door to keep insects out, serve as a barrier, etc.
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Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
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The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
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A defense
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(Theater) The precise movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play, ballet, film or opera (originally planned using miniature blocks).
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The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
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The state or quality of being stubborn or refractory.
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The power of remaining impervious to an influence
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Exemption from being sued:
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The state of being immovable
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The quality or state or not being alterable.
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The relative resistance of a mineral to scratching, as measured by the Mohs scale.
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The state of being impervious
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Ability to endure hardship.
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The state or condition of being unyielding.
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The state or condition of being fixed.
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Rapidity; swiftness.
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The state or quality of being stable, or fixed; steadiness
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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The state or quality of being permanent
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The state of being invulnerable.
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(Music) A diminishing of tempo; a retard.
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The power of holding back another substance
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Ill will or conflict because of differences of opinion, temperament, etc.
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The power of holding back another substance
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A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
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Lack of enthusiasm, as from a misgiving or doubt:
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The power of holding back another substance
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The act of keeping an individual imprisoned or in custody. The act of keeping an individual imprisoned or in custody.
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The power of holding back another substance
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(Physics, usually with “mechanical”) a measure of opposition to motion of something subjected to a force.
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An opposition
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Plural form of partisan
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An opposition
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The quality, state, or fact of being insurgent
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The pull that a fisherman gives the line to engage a baited hook in a fish's mouth
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A sudden stoppage of work; a strike
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The act or process of slowing down; a slackening of pace:
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A specified area of activity
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An opposition
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The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor:
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A series of actions and events taking place over a period of time and working to foster a principle or policy:
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(Uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
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A kicking back again; opposition; repugnance; refractoriness.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
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Alternative form of renitence.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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An underground movement in media, films, music, etc.
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An electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it.
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a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
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(Physics) The opposition offered by an electrical conductor to the flow of a current through itself, resulting in a conversion of electrical energy into heat and radiation. The SI derived unit of resistance is the ohm. Symbol: R.
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(Physics) In general, the resistance to electric current of a material. In particular, the degree to which a material resists the flow of electricity or heat.
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a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
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