What is another word for staving off?

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Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
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Present participle for fend off
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Present participle for to avert the occurrence of by taking preventative action
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“The observance of a few simple rules will stave off danger until assistance can be procured.”
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Present participle for to ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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Present participle for to formally bring to an end (at least temporarily)
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Present participle for to make (someone or something) late or slow
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Present participle for to exclude or reject as a candidate or possibility
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Present participle for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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