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fended

verb
past tense of fend

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to drive danger or attack away from
  • learned to use humor to fend herself from criticism

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“Fended.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fended. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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