Usage examples for resists

  1. Every one who hates his sins, resists temptation, watches and prays against it, is a penitent person. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  2. Frequently they are, but true beauty often resists their attacks. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Often she loses a love, delightful in prospect, and the first, if she resists on the other hand, she loses a marriage if she is imprudent. – Juana by Honore de Balzac