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push back, push-back, pushback
n. criticism or resistance to a proposal, stance, or event; "The controversial event saw a significant degree of pushback, but went on as planned."
push back, rollback
n. the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
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beat back, push back, force back, repulse, drive, repel
v. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
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unfavorable judgment, criticism
n. disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
recoil, backlash, backfire
n. come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"
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opposition, resistance
n. the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"
exert force on, do forcibly, force
v. do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!"
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pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
pull
v. apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
take up, take in, suck up, sop up, soak up, draw, imbibe, suck, absorb
v. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
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