Origin of resistive
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She soiled, refused food, and was resistive when anything was done to her.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
Suppose, now, that the bacillus took such a new departure, and got ahead of our resistive power.
So patients were usually depressed into a state of mind in which their resistive vitality was much lowered.
Resistive vitality in the physical order and character in the moral order seem to be co-ordinate factors.
The name of ironstone remained to that class of pottery which is strong and resistive.British Manufacturing Industries|L. Arnoux