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resister

Noun

1 someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take [syn: obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, thwarter]
2 someone who offers opposition [syn: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer] [ant: agonist]

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English

Noun

resister (plural: resisters)
  1. a person who resists going along with others in a common course of action
  2. a person who fights against the government
  3. in electronics, a device that bars the passage of an electric charge between two points

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