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fend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fend

  1. to drive danger or attack away from uses self-deprecating humor to fend herself from serious criticism Synonyms of fend bulwark, cover, fence, defend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, shield, wardWords Related to fend avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms of fend bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms of fend assail, assault, attack



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