His anaemia of a transplanted plant, combatted and almost vanquished by a regime that was country-like, returned on such mornings.
It was, however, for the spirit rather than for the thing itself that he combatted.
How was it to be combatted even if our forces knew of the danger?
Of its precise nature, or how it is to be combatted, we are unaware.
This view was combatted in the famous letter of Klaproth to Humboldt publisht in Paris in 1834.
This disposition of the employer can be combatted only by the resistance of the laborer.
Disease germs lurk everywhere, and can only be combatted by incessant care.
He combatted it with great earnestness, and could not be persuaded of its practicability.
He only combatted evil principles and fought hard in favor of good.
Both were combatted in a furious review by Kopitar, in Chmel's Oestr.
1560s, from Middle French combat (16c.), from combattre (see combat (v.)).