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  1. rollback, push backverb

    the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw


  2. repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat backverb

    cause to move back by force or influence

    "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"

    tug, push, gross out, aim, force, rebuff, repel, drive, labour, revolt, take, repulse, motor, fight off, disgust, get, drive back, ride, labor, ram, beat back, snub, force back

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  1. James Holmes:

    I think China has actually seriously overplayed its hand by being so bullying and by being so aggressive, that starts driving together allies that are worried about Chinese aggression ... The more China pushes the more coalition partners are likely to unite and push back.

  2. Ben Embarek:

    What we would like to do with the international team and counterparts in China is to go back in the Wuhan environment, re-interview in-depth the initial cases, try to find other cases that were not detected at that time and try to see if we can push back the history of the first cases.

  3. Jeff Chapin:

    All springs kind of feel the same—you push down on ’em, and they push back a bit; you push down more, and they push back a bigger amount. It’s a linear response, memory foam is more interesting. It contours; you get a much more even distribution of pressure.

  4. Justin Amash:

    From the time the President was elected, I was urging Leading Freedom Caucus members to remain independent and to be willing to push back against the President where Leading Freedom Caucus members thought he was wrong, leading Freedom Caucus members've decided to stick with the President time and again, even where Leading Freedom Caucus members disagree with him privately.

  5. Jody Neal-Post:

    I had awareness and a skill set to push back to get myself covered, and I know a lot of women don't have that access.

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