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What is the opposite of acquiesce?

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Opposite of to accept or consent, especially by silence or by omitting to object
“Margaret attempted to resist but was forced to bend to the new political realities.”
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Opposite of to approve of something, or to allow something to happen
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against something
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Opposite of to surrender or end all resistance to
“It was a massive struggle to resist the lure of a cheeky beer, but I held firm.”
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Opposite of to give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
“Sarah is likely to decline the offer for an interview as she is content with her current job.”
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Opposite of to follow or obey the advice, guidance or words of
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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against an enemy or opponent
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(archaic) Opposite of to tolerate
“Ultimately the good king had to yield to her nagging insistence and granted her wish in order to put an end to the bother.”
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