fend

Verb
  1. Try to manage without help (synset 202594278)
    "The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died"
  2. Withstand the force of something (synset 201118334)
    "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

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