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Resistive   Listen
adjective
Resistive  adj.  Serving to resist.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Resistive" Quotes from Famous Books



... 'Infernal Columns' have vanished: by firmness and justice, by sagacity and industry, General Hoche has done it. Taking 'Movable Columns,' not infernal; girdling-in the Country; pardoning the submissive, cutting down the resistive, limb after limb of the Revolt is brought under. La Rochejacquelin, last of our Nobles, fell in battle; Stofflet himself makes terms; Georges-Cadoudal is back to Brittany, among his Chouans: the frightful ...
— The French Revolution • Thomas Carlyle



Words linked to "Resistive" :   defiant, insubordinate, resist, noncompliant



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