fight back

Definitions of fight back
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v defend oneself

Type of:
contend, fight, struggle
be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

v fight against or resist strongly

Synonyms:
defend, fight, fight down, oppose
Types:
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recalcitrate
show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient
fend, resist, stand
withstand the force of something
hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand
stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
drive back, fight off, rebuff, repel, repulse
force or drive back
stand out
be stubborn in resolution or resistance
stand up
refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
outbrave
resist bravely
hold off
resist and fight to a standoff
remain firm, stand
hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
defy, hold, hold up, withstand
resist or confront with resistance
Type of:
contend, fight, struggle
be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

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