contend with

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They are intended for the perusal of young women, at that tender age when the feelings of their nature begin to act on them most insidiously, and when their minds are least prepared by reason and experience to contend with their passions.
This new venture presents Contend with access to an expanded suite of proprietary shopper data services, increased creative and execution capabilities including experiential and retail marketing, sales and merchandising, package design, branding, digital marketing, media distribution and social amplification.
While temporarily running the family's racing stable following his father's accident, Neil Griffon finds he has more to contend with than he had expected.