withstander

Definitions of withstander
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n an opponent who resists with force or resolution

“obstinate withstanders of innovation”
Type of:
adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister
someone who offers opposition

n a fighter who holds out against attack

Synonyms:
defender
Type of:
battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper
someone who fights (or is fighting)

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