What is another word for warding off?

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Verb
Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
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“Alcibiades urged the Spartans to send troops and supplies in order that the Syracusans and their allies be better equipped to ward off the invaders.”
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Present participle for to avert or prevent the occurrence of
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“These functions include helping the body to improve heart health, to detoxify, and to ward off diabetes, epilepsy, and cystic fibrosis.”
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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 protect the state of someone or something
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Present participle for to prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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Present participle for to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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Present participle for to put off or delay
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Present participle for to struggle or fight back when attacked
Noun
Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
Noun
The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back
Adjective
Used or intended to defend or protect
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