Resist - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Resist.

BALK
OPPOSE
SISTER
WITHSTAND
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BALK
  1. an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
  2. one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
  3. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  4. the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"
  5. refuse to comply
OPPOSE
  1. be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
  2. set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"
  3. fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
  4. act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
  5. contrast with equal weight or force
  6. be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
SISTER
  1. (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
  2. a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; "none of her sisters would betray her"
  3. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address); "the Sisters taught her to love God"
  4. a female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"
WITHSTAND
  1. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
  2. resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/09/2018 9:00am

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