resist

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permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force durability , enduringness , lastingness , strength
fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape durable-press fabric , durable press , permanent-press fabric , permanent press
strength to resist or withstand endurance , stamina
protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows helmet
(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease immunity , resistance
strength to resist destruction indestructibility
inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires indulgence , self-indulgence
quality of being overpowering and impossible to resist irresistibility , irresistibleness
secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people KKK , Klan , Ku Klux Klan
tendency of a body to resist angular acceleration moment of inertia
characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands negativeness , negativism , negativity
cast iron to which nickel has been added to make it resist abrasion Ni-hard , Ni-hard iron
advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws nullifier
wall that is built to resist lateral pressure (especially a wall built to prevent the advance of a mass of earth) retaining wall
act of making a piece of equipment rugged (strengthening to resist wear or abuse) ruggedisation , ruggedization
able to resist strong
brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression strut
resist being worn down weather
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