resistance movement

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resistance movement

An organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability.
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It is acted upon by three independent forces: the resistance of the air, the attraction of the earth, and the force of impulsion with which it is endowed.
When the high cannot bring up the low to itself, it benumbs it, as man charms down the resistance of the lower animals.
The natural measure of this power is the resistance of circumstances.
Had she really been right in the resistance which had cost her so much pain six years ago, and again four years ago--the resistance to her husband's wish that they should adopt a child?
Later still, the resistance offered at the Nile was all, and more than all, that could be demanded from seamen, who, unless blind or without understanding, must have seen their doom sealed from the moment that the Goliath, bearing up under the bows of the Guerrier, took up an inshore berth.
The knight employed the interval in causing to be constructed a sort of floating bridge, or long raft, by means of which he hoped to cross the moat in despite of the resistance of the enemy.
At length, one evening my enemy resolved to paralyze the resistance he could not conquer.
Consider, then, what must be the resistance of their bony structure, and the strength of their organisation to withstand such pressure
He could feel the onward swing of the regiment about him and he conceived of a thun- derous, crushing blow that would prostrate the resistance and spread consternation and amaze- ment for miles.
By linking the resistance data to the patients' drug histories, there was indirect evidence linking this decrease to changes in prescribing patterns.
These bacteria might then transfer the resistance genes to microbes that affect people.
As he noted after the movie was released, ``Don't forget that there are more people who didn't work for the Resistance than people who did.

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