What is another word for standing up to?

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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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“A political lightweight, he lacked the muscle or guile to stand up to opponents in the Treasury who opposed rearmament.”
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Present participle for to resist or withstand something that is difficult to endure
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“Sung in a deliberately flat tone, this song is a typically acidic musical joke and for that reason, it does not stand up to repeated listens.”
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Present participle for to rise in opposition
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Present participle for to disconcert someone with an unblinking face-to-face confrontation
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Present participle for to confront someone in a hostile manner, typically with words
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Present participle for survive bad situation
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Present participle for to resist or stand up to (something)
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Present participle for invite to do battle
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Present participle for to struggle tenaciously to achieve something
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Present participle for to overcome a difficult or challenging situation
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