What is the opposite of waved the white flag?

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Opposite of past tense for persist with
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Opposite of past tense for to achieve, especially by succeeding in a competition or contest
“The objective is to win the game, not lose it.”
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Opposite of past tense for to persist steadfastly in pursuit of a goal, especially despite challenges
“If they surrender, you must accord them their rights under the laws of war and international conventions.”
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Opposite of past tense for to rise in opposition
“William Wallace would inspire his fellow Scotsmen to never surrender to their oppressors.”
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Opposite of past tense for to struggle or fight back when attacked
“We would rather die in the mountains or be eaten by wild animals than to surrender to the enemy.”
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Opposite of past tense for to face something unpleasant with courage and fortitude
“We tried to brave the torturous elements but would ultimately have to yield to it.”
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Opposite of past tense for to invite someone to engage in a contest
“She would typically admit defeat and surrender every time we played chess together.”
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Opposite of past tense for to achieve the desired aim or result
“His perseverance was admirable, but even he knew that it was time to give up.”
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