Resisting ly

Resisting ly
Resisting Re*sist"ing, a. Making resistance; opposing; as, a resisting medium. -- {Re*sist"ing ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lý Thiên Bảo — (548–555)= This reign is only ephemereal. Older brother of Lý Nam Đế, Lý Thiên Bảo (b. 499 d. 555, traditional Chinese: , pinyin: Lǐ Tiānbǎo) tried unsuccessfully to resist the Han Imperial forces but not for a long though. In 548 A.D. Lý Nam Đế… …   Wikipedia

  • Resisting — Re*sist ing, a. Making resistance; opposing; as, a resisting medium. {Re*sist ing ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • re|sis´tive|ly — re|sis|tive «rih ZIHS tihv», adjective. resisting; capable of resisting or inclined to resist. –re|sis´tive|ly, adverb. –re|sis´tive|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|fi´ant|ly — de|fi|ant «dih FY uhnt», adjective. showing defiance; openly resisting; disobedient; challenging: »The boy said, “I won t,” in a defiant manner. ... the man s heart that dare rise defiant against Hell itself (Thomas Carlyle). SYNONYM(S):… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mol|ly Ma|guires — «MOL ee muh GWYRZ», 1. a secret society organized in Ireland about 1843 for resisting payment of rent during the famine. Its members disguised themselves as women when attacking rent collectors and other officials. 2. a group in the mining… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pas´sive|ly — pas|sive «PAS ihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. not acting in return; being acted on without itself acting: »a passive mind, a passive disposition. SYNONYM(S): impassive. 2. not resisting; yielding or submitting to the will of another: »The slaves… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|luc´tant|ly — re|luc|tant «rih LUHK tuhnt», adjective. 1. showing unwillingness; unwilling: »The teacher led the reluctant boy to the principal. He put the flimsy paper down with a slow, reluctant movement (H. G. Wells). 2. slow to act because unwilling: »I am …   Useful english dictionary

  • strong´ly — strong «strng, strong», adjective, strong|er«STRNG guhr, STRONG »,strong|est«STRNG guhst, STRONG », adverb. –adj. 1. a) having much force or power: »strong arms, a strong army. A strong man can lift heavy things. A strong wind blew down the trees …   Useful english dictionary

  • un´re|sist´ing|ly — un|re|sist|ing «UHN rih ZIHS tihng», adjective. not resisting; not making resistance; submissive. –un´re|sist´ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • yield´ing|ly — yield|ing «YEEL dihng», adjective. 1. not resisting; submissive; compliant: »Mother has a yielding nature with her children. 2. not stiff or rigid; easily bent, twisted, or shaped; flexible. –yield´ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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