offer resistance

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Definition of offer resistance

: to try to resist or fight The captives were cut down when they offered resistance when they were invaded. The people offered no resistance when the enemy entered the town.

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“Offer resistance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/offer%20resistance. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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