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 for Resisted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resist \Re*sist"\ (r?-z?st"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Resisted; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Resisting.] [F. r['e]sister, L. resistere,
     pref. re- re- + sistere to stand, cause to stand, v.
     causative of stare to stand. See Stand.]
     1. To stand against; to withstand; to obstruct.
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              That mortal dint,
              Save He who reigns above, none can resist. --Milton.
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     2. To strive against; to endeavor to counteract, defeat, or
        frustrate; to act in opposition to; to oppose.
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              God resisteth the proud.              --James iv. 6.
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              Contrary to his high will
              Whom we resist.                       --Milton.
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     3. To counteract, as a force, by inertia or reaction.
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     4. To be distasteful to. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Syn: To withstand; oppose; hinder; obstruct; counteract;
          check; thwart; baffle; disappoint.
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