Up-against-it sentence example

up-against-it
  • The aim is not self-destruction, but self-preservation; and yet the ethics of Manichaeism appears in point of fact as thoroughly ascetic. The Manichaean had, above all, to refrain from sensual enjoyment, shutting himself up against it by three seals - the signaculum oris, manus and sinus.
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  • 1), and bearing a number of flattened spikelets, one of which grows out of each notch and has its inner or upper face pressed up against it.
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  • Don't catch up against it!
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  • Some purchasers believe the pressed wood used to construct the set isn't sturdy enough to keep children from crashing into the table as they lean up against it to reach for a train.
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