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resists

verb
present tense third-person singular of resist

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to refuse to give in to
  • it is important to resist the temptation to run away from your problems

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“Resists.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/resists. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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