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English noun: resister

1. resister (person) someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take

Synonymsobstructer, obstructionist, obstructor, thwarter

Broader (hypernym)controversialist, disputant, eristic

Narrower (hyponym)naysayer, stonewaller

2. resister (person) someone who offers opposition

Synonymsadversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)dueler, duelist, dueller, duellist, enemy, foe, foeman, Luddite, opposition, withstander

Instance hyponymAntichrist


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