What is the opposite of concede?

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Opposite of admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it
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(beat) Opposite of to yield or suffer
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(resist) Opposite of to yield or suffer
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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 up one's resistance against an enemy or opponent
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Opposite of to understand or acknowledge the existence of
“It is a fair question, but we should not overlook the assumptions that underlie it.”
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Opposite of to settle a dispute by mutual concession
“We constantly argue instead of attempting to compromise?”
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Opposite of to believe, based on information
“I am likely to disbelieve the findings of the scientists.”
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Opposite of to give away (something valuable) for the purpose of gaining something else
“Even while strapped for cash, Jarrod would still keep his treasured collection of Star Wars toys.”
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Opposite of to formally or solemnly renounce or reject
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Opposite of to relinquish or give up something, typically on compulsion or demand
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(sports) Opposite of to fail to win (a point or a match)
“Nadal will dominate this match if he continues to win in those close rallies.”
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(of something unpleasant) Opposite of to tolerate or submit to
“He would still be in denial of the fact that he would not get the promotion he desired.”
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