That left nuclear weapons as the only resort to stop a Soviet invasion.
That left exhumation as the last and only resort to learning more.
The answer, it seems, is to resort to that old favorite, the politics of personality.
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But do you mean to tell me that an intelligent man must resort to such means to find peace with himself and his God?
They have been and are the chief criminals, and no camouflage to which they may resort will save them.
But in order to beat a man as white as your father I had to resort to a pretty poor weapon.
When a people really means to do something, it must resort to democracy.
Nor do I think it wise for you to resort to—to crude enforcements such as you now contemplate.
late 14c., "that to which one has recourse for aid or assistance," from Old French resort "resource, a help, an aid, a remedy," back-formation from resortir "to resort," literally "to go out again," from re- "again" (see re-) + sortir "go out" (see sortie). Meaning "place people go for recreation" is first recorded 1754. Phrase in the last resort (1670s) translates French en dernier ressort, originally of legal appeals.
c.1400, "issue; come out again;" mid-15c., "to go to (someone) for aid," from Old French resortir, from resort (see resort (n.)). Related: Resorted; resorting.