Miss Franny would never resort to writing something like this.
If he couldn't win an argument any other way, he could always resort to demeaning dialog.
Unlike you, I don't need to resort to violence to win.
Other attacks upon his authority were met with the same resort to force.
First Bela solicited the aid of the pope, but was compelled finally to resort to arms, and crossing the Leitha on the 15th of June 1246, routed Frederick, who was seriously wounded and trampled to death by his own horsemen.