oppose; use force against in order to prevent the advance of
be undamaged or unaffected by
try not to yield to; keep oneself back from
"This behavior defies explanation"
"dissent to the laws of the country"
"The trees resisted her"
"stand the test of time"
"The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
"His body rejected the liver of the donor"
The pastry resisted the most determined assaults.
出自： E. F. Benson
She couldn't resist taking aim at the wild geese as they flew over.