Part of speech:
Reluctant to yield or be swayed; recalcitrant.
Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination:
Of, tending toward, or marked by resistance:
Tending to resist, as an influence or idea
To decline to accept; reject
To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To renounce or dissolve all bonds of affiance, faith, or obligation with; to reject, refuse, or renounce.
Fend is defined as to stand up to, resist or defend.
To engage in or encounter:
To resist or endure successfully.
To fight, contend, or struggle
To cause to lose force or vitality; diminish or destroy:
To travel across, often under difficult conditions.
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
To refuse to accept, agree to, or submit to; reject
To refuse bluntly; snub
To rebel is to go against authority.
To keep from happening; avert:
To get in the way of so as to hide from sight.
To prevent from achieving an objective; foil; baffle; defeat
Forbear is defined as to stop yourself from doing something.
To argue or quarrel; dispute
To suffer patiently without yielding.
To dispute is defined as to question the truth of something or to fight for the lead.
To contravene is to go against or contradict.
To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To persevere is to stick with something, even if it becomes difficult.
To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
(By extension) To sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to endure; to resist.
To continue in existence; last:
To cause to remain or last; retain or maintain:
To yield fruit; produce:
To keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency:
To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
(Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
To bring into accord or agreement; cause to correspond or comply:
(Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
To subject to a condition or process:
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
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