verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of resist
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OTHER WORDS FROM resist
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH resistresister , resistor
Example sentences from the Web for resist
But as President Snow has learned, people will only take so much before they start resisting.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I think audience members will have a hard time resisting her charm.
But after resisting Eddie, Frank makes his visit, and the dying man confesses a disturbing secret from decades ago.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The music sometimes sounding like the exorcism of a multitude of demons, each one of whom was mightily resisting his expulsion.
At least for now, Modern Family is taking the less-is-more approach, and resisting turning it into The Lily Show.Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys)|Jason Lynch|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.
She reached out and took the cigarette from Mrs. Kaye's faintly resisting hand.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
No room here,” cried the major, resisting them, “quite full outside—inside not safe!Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
This is said in the person of the Jews, resisting the repeated commands of God, and still putting him off.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
This water, although of a dirty and thick appearance, is said to possess the valuable quality of resisting putridity for years.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer